Tulsa, OK

By increasing its annual college graduate rate by 5,900 students, Tulsa would increase its college attainment rate from 24.5 to 25.5 percent, and the region's 940,000 citizens would capture a $646 million Talent Dividend. 

The Tulsa Metro Chamber is leading local efforts through many activities, such as hosting adult college enrollment blitzes at local colleges and organizing a campaign called Finish for Greater Tulsa, which encourages area colleges, local employers and non-profit organizations to challenge Tulsans to get back to school. 

A partnership program with the Higher Education Forum of Northeast Oklahoma and three of the area's largest schools districts connects high school students to service learning projects with concurrent enrollment credits. And Tulsa Community College's "Tulsa Achieves" program pays for 100% of tuition and fees up to 63 credit hours for any Tulsa county student (public, private or home schooled) with a 2.0 grade point average. 

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