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Welcome to Project upGRADS

In 2019, Project upGRADS secured a $3 million, 5 year grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education's Hispanic Serving Institutions programs. This funding has boosted enrollment, persistence, and graduation rates of Hispanic/Latinx and underserved students pursuing graduate degrees.

Are you interested in Graduate School? 

Meet with our Advising Coordinator to learn about: 

  • How can graduate school can benefit you.
  • Which graduate programs should you apply to. 
  • The graduate school application process.
  • Receiving help with your CSUF graduate applicaiton.

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Current Graduate Student?

Meet with our Advising Coordinator to learn about:

  • Upcoming resources occuring on campus for Spring 2024
  • Questions about funding?
  • Have an issue with your program?
  • Need overall support? 

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Project upGRADS Highlights

What Makes Graduate Students Different?
We all realize that grad students are older, of course. But what are the average age discrepancies between undergraduate and graduate students? And are these age differences the same for students of color? To learn more, click below. 

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Examples of ¡Excelencia!

Project upGRADS is one of 20 programs nationwide named as a finalist for Examples of Excelencia by a Excelencia in Education, the nation’s "premier authority on efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education."  

Examples of Excelencia recognizes programs that demonstrate that "provide intentional, culturally relevant, evidence-based practices tailored to Latino students and their communities."