Fast Facts

2011 to 2017 grant cycle

Total number of participants served

  • 2016-17: 280
  • 2015-16: 330
  • 2014-15: 388
  • 2013-14: 454
  • 2012-13: 410
  • 2011-12: 275

Participant demographics

Population distribution by race and gender

  • 2016-17
    • American Indian or Alaska Native: 4/280 (1.43%)
    • Asian: 10/280 (3.57%)
    • Black or African American: 87/280 (31.07%)
    • Hispanic or Latino: 96/280 (34.29%)
    • Multiracial: 9/280 (3.21%)
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 2/280 (0.71%)
    • White: 72/280 (25.71%)
    • Female: 182/280 (65.00%)
    • Male: 98/280 (35.00%)
  • 2015-16
    • American Indian or Alaska Native: 4/330 (1.21%)
    • Asian: 9/330 (2.73%)
    • Black or African American: 118/330 (35.76%)
    • Hispanic or Latino: 96/330 (29.09%)
    • Multiracial: 11/330 (3.33%)
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 4/330 (1.21%)
    • White: 88/330 (26.67%)
    • Female: 210/330 (63.64%)
    • Male: 120/330 (36.36%)
  • 2014-15
    • American Indian or Alaska Native: 3/388 (0.77%)
    • Asian: 13/388 (3.35%)
    • Black or African American: 154/388 (39.69%)
    • Hispanic or Latino: 80/388 (20.62%)
    • Multiracial: 15/388 (3.87%)
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0/388 (0%)
    • White: 123/388 (31.70%)
    • Female: 254/388 (65.46%)
    • Male: 134/388 (34.54%)

Raw data

Total number of participants who completed the academic year with a GPA of 2.5 and above

  • 2015-16: 241/330 (73.03%)
  • 2014-15: 285/388 (73.45%)
  • 2013-14: 325/454 (71.59%) 
  • 2012-13: 292/410 (71.22%)
  • 2011-12: 216/275 (78.55%)

Total number of participants with a declared major by the end of their sophomore year

  • 2015-16: 325/330 (98.48%)
  • 2014-15: 352/388 (90.72%)
  • 2013-14: 406/454 (89.43%)
  • 2012-13: 407/410 (99.27%)
  • 2011-12: 262/275 (95.27%)

Total number of participants who graduated within six years of enrollment to the University

  • 2015-16: 73/79 (92.41%)
  • 2014-15: 65/76 (85.53%)
  • 2013-14: 46/53 (86.79%)
  • 2012-13: 27/28 (96.43%)
  • 2011-12: 7/7 (100%)

2006 to 2011 grant cycle

Total number of participants served

2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Spring: 8
Summer I: 9
Summer II: 6
Total: 20 
Fall: 176
Spring: 112
Summer I: 12
Summer II: 12
Total: 280
Fall: 266
Spring: 277
Summer I: 25
Summer II: 15
Total: 302
Fall: 159
Spring: 150
Summer I: 18
Summer II: 17
Total: 230
Fall: 231
Spring: 178
Summer I: 35
Summer II: 15
Total: 340

Total number of peer mentors

2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Spring: 4
Summer I: 5
Summer II: 2
Fall: 18
Spring: 20
Summer I: 5
Summer II: 7
Fall: 26
Spring: 25
Summer I:15
Summer II: 11
Fall: 25
Spring: 26
Summer I: 12
Summer II: 10
Fall: 25
Spring: 25
Summer I: 13
Summer II: 11

Participant demographics

Fun Facts

Between March 2007 and May 2017:

  • The Mentoring for Success Program has served 1,553 unique participants.
  • The Mentoring for Success Program has employed 170 student employees. 
  • Over 40% of our current and former student staff are international students; the rest are American citizens or permanent residents.
  • Including the U.S., 26 countries are represented by our student staff, a few of whom hold dual citizenship or identify strongly with their parents' ancestry or country of origin. The countries represented include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, China, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Senegal, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Togo, and Vietnam. Also represented is Puerto Rico.
  • The largest group of international student staff is from India, followed by the Dominican Republic and Malaysia. Together, students from these three countries make up almost 30% of our student staff.