San Jose Promise

  • State: California
  • Coverage: San Jose
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2017
  • Funding Source: public-private
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: four semesters

School(s): Evergreen Community College, San Jose City College

The San Jose Promise is built upon three core elements: College Readiness Programs, College Promise Scholarships, and College Pathways Partnerships. In conjunction with the launch, San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College announced a significant expansion of College Promise scholarships that, when leveraged with other sources of financial aid, will ensure up to two years of free community college for approximately 500 qualifying students. The College Promise scholarships will be focused on low-income, first-generation, and historically underrepresented students. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

Program Links

  • Address:
    40 South Market Street
  • San Jose, CA 95113
  • United States
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    (408) 274-6700

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POLICY BRIEF: How Harper College Established Its Promise


California College Promise Project – The College Promise Guidebook for California and Beyond


POLICY BRIEF: What Can States Learn from Local College Promise Programs?


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