870+
Degrees Conferred
11
Campuses
600+
Students Enrolled
Today, Through Second Chance Pell: 20,000+
Incarcerated Students with Potential Access to Higher Ed
In 2019: 950
Incarcerated Students with Access to Higher Ed
868
BPI Alumni in 2023
~300
BPI Alumni in 2019
300
BPI Students in 2019
432
BPI Students in 2023
21
The number of international partners across 14 nations in a global community of practice.
$10–$60k
The range of grants.
12
The number of grants going to international partners.
25
BPI Public Health Fellows over the past 5 years
407
BPI students who have completed public health courses
18
BPI public health courses offered in prison each year
102
BPI graduates who have earned a BA degree after completing an ambitious senior project
50
Bard degrees earned in prison on average per year
24
Alumni who have worked in BPI teaching and tutoring programs
22
Alumni awarded BPI public health fellowships
12
Alumni who have held one-year business associate positions at the Ford Foundation
583
Alumni who have returned home from prison
2
Bard Microcolleges in partnership with community-based institutions
89
Faculty who teach in prison each year
401
Current students across all BPI in-prison and microcollege campuses
100
Current students across two microcollege campuses
310
Current students across six in-prison campuses
40+
College and universities BPI alumni have attended post-release
97.5%
BPI graduates who leave prison and never go back
15
Colleges or universities partnering in the Consortium
77,000+
Credits conferred since 2001
814
Degrees conferred by a Consortium program
900
Students currently enrolled in a Consortium program
6
NYS prisons where BPI operates
400+
Faculty who have taught in prison since 2001
19–24
Classes offered in prison each day
1,750+
Courses offered in prison since 2001
2,200+
Students ever enrolled in a Consortium program
$0
Cost to students, including tuition and course materials
10
States in which the Consortium works
85%
Alumni employed within two months of returning home
700+
Bard degrees earned
160
Courses offered in prison each year
60–70
Alumni who return home annually
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