GEAR UP WORKS: OUTCOMES/EVIDENCE OF SUCCESSGEAR UP grants are highly competitive, and grantees are held accountable for making substantial annual progress toward established goals and objectives, and ultimately, for project outcomes. Over the three grant cycles NAU has been awarded GEAR UP grants, the project has had impressive outcomes as shown below.
2012-2019Completed analyses show that students who received GEAR UP services were more likely to complete the FAFSA and to graduate from high school than similar students who were not enrolled in GEAR UP. Preliminary analyses of postsecondary enrollment data, as of March 2019, suggest that GEAR UP students were more likely to enroll in college the fall following high school graduation than students from a matched comparison group.
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