"Participating in the Metro Academies program really helped me focus and feel supported in my goal to graduate from college."
Jane Smith
Metro Academies Graduate

News & Events

The Education Justice Argument for Expansion of Metro Academies

This new Metro publication sheds light on the opportunity gap/educational debt in California, and explains how Metro is part of a determined effort to close this gap. Publication available here: The Education Justice Argument for Expansion of Metro Academies

Metro Academies alum makes SF State news!

Metro Academies alum sets sights on law school. He credits Metro Academies with improving not just his study habits, reading, writing and math skills but also his confidence in the classroom and his belief he can be successful. Continue reading

Metro Academies is recipient of Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) award!

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) awarded Metro Academies with the Most Visible Progress National Degree Completion Opportunity Award. Continue reading

New 5-minute Metro video

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) selected Metro as one of two finalists for its Most Visible Progress National Degree Completion Award, provided to one APLU university that has made exceptional progress with increasing retention/increasing completion of bachelor’s … Continue reading

Metro Academies Lowers Cost per Graduate – a cost efficiency study

A cost-efficiency study carried out by a collaboration between the Metro Academies Initiative and Dr. Robert Johnstone of the RP Group and the National Center for Inquiry and Improvement shows that Metro Academies lowers cost per graduate. Continue reading

Updated student outcomes for the Metro Academies at SF State and City College

We have exciting new student outcomes to share! Click here for details: Student Outcomes 2013

Updated student outcomes for Metro Health at City College

Click here to see updated student outcomes for Metro Health of City College of San Francisco.

Public campuses mimic private university experience

By Nanette Asimov Published on June 25, 2012  in San Francisco Chronicle. Original article can be found here.   Consider two very different college experiences: In one, freshmen at costly private schools sweep into a circle of like-minded students, benefit from … Continue reading

Metro Highlighted in Campaign for College Opportunity’s “What Works Now”

We are delighted to be profiled as one of the Campaign for College Opportunity’s practices with promise.  Download out the full report here.

Students Find Success in Metro Academy Programs

Posted on March 16, 2012 by Eduardo Ochoa Original blog post can be found here. After watching Camille Jackson blossom in the Metro Academy program at City College of San Francisco, her mother was inspired to go back to school … Continue reading

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The Metro Academy of Health at SF State is our most mature program. Metro helps students build momentum because 100% of core classes satisfy graduation requirements for associate's and bachelor's degrees—regardless of whether classes are taken at a community college or university. Metro puts students on a clear, fast track to graduation and success.
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