Highlights

Lumina’s efforts are guided by a sharp focus on meeting the needs of today’s student and a steadfast commitment to improving educational outcomes across all racial, ethnic, and income groups. Highlights nationally include Strategy Labs, a 50-state resource which informs development of learner-focused policies, and Talent Hubs, a placed-based initiative to spark increases in educational attainment, especially among people who are Black, Hispanic, and Native American.

Too many Americans are failing to graduate college. Why? In part, because our assumptions about them are wrong.

Learn More

Strategy Labs are a source of information and support for education leaders and policymakers in every state.

Learn More

Talent Hubs are communities that are accelerating efforts to help residents earn degrees and other quality credentials.

Learn More

Our social investments fund innovative companies committed to societal benefits, while still generating a financial return.

Learn More

A new map shows dozens of credentialing efforts in the connected learn-and-work ecosystem.

Learn More

Beyond Financial Aid is a toolkit designed to help colleges and universities graduate students from low-income families at higher rates.

Learn More

A learning-centered framework for what college graduates should know and be able to do to earn an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Learn More

A film series documenting the policy and the political origins of federal financial aid programs

Learn More