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KIPP Memphis Through College

  • KIPP Memphis Through College
  • 2670 Union Ave Ext.
    Suite 1100
  • Memphis , TN 38112
  • 901-452-2682
  • 2002

Program Description

KTC provides five core services: High School and College Placement, Academic Support, Career Services, Student and Family Counseling, and Enrichment Programming. At the heart of KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools' (KMCS) mission is a commitment to prepare our students for success in college and in life. KIPP Through College (KTC) plays a critical role in realizing these outcomes. The KTC office supports our alumni's graduation from high school, their matriculation to and graduation from college and their career preparation. The starting point for these services is relationships. KTC Advisors connect with our alumni in one-on-one counseling sessions throughout the year. Building on these relationships, KTC provides mentoring, counseling and problem solving assistance. We connect alumni to key academic resources, run tutoring and internship programs, and convene alumni for career preparation, peer support and networking events. KTC also reaches out to alumni who are disconnected from KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools and potentially stalled on their school and career paths.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 3%
  • African American: 95%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 659
  • Middle School: 658
  • Elementary School: 658
  • Post-secondary: 659
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Alabama A & M University
  • Albion College
  • American University
  • Arkansas Tech University
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
  • Beloit College
  • Bennington College
  • Berea College
  • Berry College
  • Bethel University (TN)
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Bradley University
  • Carleton College
  • Christian Brothers University
  • Coffeyville Community College
  • Cumberland University
  • Dillard University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Emory University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Furman
  • Georgetown University
  • Goucher College
  • Grambling State University
  • Hinds Community College
  • Hiram College
  • Howard University
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte
  • Lane College
  • Lycoming College
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Miles College
  • Mississippi University for Women
  • Mississippi Valley State University
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Ouachita Baptist University
  • Philander Smith College
  • Rhodes College
  • Skidmore College
  • Smith College
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College
  • Tennessee State University
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Memphis
  • Volunteer State Community College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Wiley College
  • William Moore College of Technology

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 87%