College Horizons is a non-profit organization that supports the higher education of Native American students by providing pre-college (College Horizons) and pre-graduate (Graduate Horizons) summer programs open to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school and college students/graduates from across the nation. College Horizons (in its 13th year) is a pre-college program for Native American high school students open to current sophomores and juniors. Each summer students work with college counselors and college admissions officers in a five-day crash course. The individualized program helps students select colleges suitable for them to apply to, get admitted to, and receive adequate financial aid. Students research their top 10 schools; complete essays, resumes, applications, and the FAFSA; receive interviewing skills and test-taking strategies (on the ACT and SAT) and financial aid/scholarship information.
Number of Students Served:
Foundations, Sponsorships, Tribal Nation Sponsorships
The mission of College Horizons is to encourage and facilitate the higher education of Native American young people.
1) increase the higher education rate of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school and college students by providing pre-college (College Horizons) and pre-graduate (Graduate Horizons) admission counseling programs to Native American students and, 2) to increase their college completion rate by providing an Alumni College Success program.
College admission counseling, SAT/ACT Test Prep, Completion of Common Application & College Essay, F
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other Requirements :
Tribal enrollment: American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiin
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: