Getting students to and through college.


98 percent enroll-0182% of our College Access Program students enroll directly in college following high school.
93% of our college students in the Success Program have persisted to their 2nd year.


The cornerstone of Higher Edge’s model is sustained, one on one relationships between advisors and students. Ultimately, alumni of Higher Edge will have the skills, mindset and confidence to enter the workforce and serve as role models within the community. And while the organization’s main goal continues to be college access and retention; we have adapted a holistic approach to aid in our goal, which includes a focus on 1) Affordability 2) Emotional Support 3) Social Growth & Development and 4) Job Market Readiness.

Higher Edge is now accepting applications for the CAP Class of 2023. High school juniors from New London and the surrounding towns and Willimantic are encouraged to apply. For more information or to get your questions answered, email