Check out this broad range of positive impact among NFTE Alumni

NFTE's Impact

Our recently released Alumni Study found a broad range of positive impacts among NFTE Alumni (those who have completed NFTE programs or BizCamps). 

NFTE Alumni are more likely to:

Finish high school

99%

NFTE Alumni over age 25.

85%

U.S. overall, over age 25.

Continue their education

90%

NFTE Alumni, age 16-24.

60%

U.S. overall, age 16-24.

Be employed

88%

NFTE Alumni, age 25-40.

69%

U.S. overall, age 25-40.

Become their own boss

22%

NFTE Alumni

11%

U.S. overall

Bay Area-specific Impact: Knowledge Gains and Attitudinal Changes

Each year we conduct pre- and post-surveys to determine the impact our programs are having and to learn how we can better our work. Our 2011-2012 results showed positive knowledge gains and attitudinal changes.

At the end of the NFTE program, Bay Area students had:

A greater understanding of entrepreneurship
+10.6%
More confidence in the areas of public speaking
+9.2%
Critical thinking
+6.0%
Problem solving
+7.8%
A stronger belief that they had the personal tools to start a new business.
+178.6%