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60 X 25 - ISAC's Big Goal

Increase the proportion of Illinois adults with a postsecondary credential to 60% by 2025

In support of Illinois' Public Agenda for College and Career Success adopted in 2008 by the Public Agenda Task Force, ISAC is proud to focus our efforts on the "Big Goal".

Adapted from the national "Big Goal", ISAC's is an ambitious and highly quantifiable Illinois-specific goal that by 2025 will see 60% of our state's adult population completing a high-quality, formal postsecondary educational program.  To learn more, access the resources provided below.


Goal 2025 from Lumina Foundation for Education on Vimeo.


Moving Forward - Illinois Student Assistance Commission presentation PowerPoint (April 1, 2011)

College Completion Tool Kit - U.S. Department of Education Adobe PDF (March, 2011)

College Completion Goals by State Adobe PDF (March, 2011)

Illinois P-20 Council

The Big Goal: Lumina's Strategic Direction - Lumina Foundation for Education

A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education (Illinois) - Lumina Foundation for Education (April 2016)

Complete College America

College-Ready Education - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

College Admission & Completion - College Board