Our Impact

UNCF was founded in 1944 to help more African American students attend and graduate from college.

Since then, we've helped to more than double the number of minorities attending college.

$4.8 Billion+
Amount contributed to UNCF to date
445,000+
Students with college degrees, thanks to UNCF
70%
Graduation rate for UNCF scholarship recipients is nine percentage points higher than the national average for all students at four-year colleges
400
UNCF programs award 10,000+ scholarships every year
50,000+
Students educated by UNCF-member HBCUs each year
8,000+
Graduates of UNCF-member colleges annually
24%
Of African American STEM bachelor's degrees are awarded by more than 100 HBCUs

Help more students go to college.