Important Statistics

College Mentors for Kids has and continues to impact many lives. Below demonstrates that impact we’ve made in numbers. Our hope is to continue to improve the lives of those who need it most – and we will, with your help and the support of the communities we serve.

  • 8 in 10 former little buddies graduated high school; 85% did so in 4 years
  • 3 in 4 former little buddies followed the path to post-­secondary education
  • 2 in 3 former little buddies reported volunteering for their community
  • 95% of former little buddies successfully avoided the justice system
  • 100% of former little buddies said their mentor was a role model for them
  • 98% of former little buddies said their mentors inspired them to succeed
  • 91% of kids understand what they have to do now to get the career they want when they grow
    up
  • Kids have a 97% school attendance rate
  • 81% of mentors reported their little buddy’s overall confidence improved over the course of the
    year
  • 84% of college student volunteers are likely to participate in additional community service
    programs after college as a result of being in College Mentors
  • 89% of chapter leaders gained leadership skills through their involvement
  • 70% of college student volunteers said because of their experience in College Mentors they
    feel better prepared to enter the workforce