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Puente Students

Punete Students
  • Know what it takes to succeed in college
  • Belong to a statewide network of leaders and professionals
  • Participate in college tours, conferences, and cultural events

Results

Graduating Students
  • Over 20,000 students have been served to date
  • Over 280,000 students have benefited from the extended impact of Puente training
  • Retention of Puente students is 92%, compared with 60% for community college students statewide
  • Community Colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente¬†
Puente is the only post-secondary program in California ever to receive the prestigious national Innovations in American Government Award