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We’re building a brighter future for all Wisconsin students

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About College Possible Wisconsin

Since its founding in 2008, College Possible Wisconsin has empowered more than 4,180* students from under-resourced communities on their path to a college degree. Our pioneering model matches eligible students with near-peer coaches and an evidence-based curriculum designed to help them overcome the most common barriers to getting into college and completing their degree — all at no cost to students or their families.

Through our partnerships with area high schools and college institutions we are advancing college equity for the Wisconsin community.

*Fiscal year 2022

College Possible Wisconsin student demographics

In the 2021-2022 school year, College Possible Wisconsin served:

students of color
first-generation college students
< $0k
average household income

College access and success programs offered in Wisconsin

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Our primary, site-based college access and success program. Eligible students receive at least six years of near-peer coaching support to navigate and overcome the most common barriers to getting into and through college.

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Customized college partnerships to match, recruit, and support the college persistence and degree completion of College Possible students on partner campuses.

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Career Pathways

Leveraging corporate partnerships to support the career pathways of College Possible students by matching them to training and internship opportunities, professional mentors, and providing tools, resources, and support for entry into the workforce.

Partner schools

College Possible Wisconsin is currently serving students in the following schools. Explore your student’s eligibility or apply

Our impact

See how we’re making an impact with Wisconsin students – view our annual Impact Report
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Recent Wisconsin news

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Contact us or get involved


College Possible Wisconsin
1515 N. Rivercenter Drive, Suite 105
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212

Phone: 414-220-9450
Fax: 414-220-9451

Contact us using our inquiry form



To explore how a College Possible Wisconsin partnership can empower your students, contact our program team at to schedule an informational meeting.



Your financial support helps us continue to expand our coaching and support throughout Wisconsin at no cost to enrolled students or their families. To make a donation, or to explore a broader funding partnership, visit



If you know a current college student or recent college grad interested in making a meaningful difference in the lives of youth, encourage them to explore a life-changing year of service as an AmeriCorps college coach at



If you know an eligible students who dreams of earning a college degree and would like free support to find their best-fit colleges, build strong college applications, finance their education, and persist through graduation, refer them to

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