Mission & Vision


The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) is a membership organization for programs that provide underrepresented students with academic preparation, placement services and counseling, and ongoing support to ensure enrollment at and graduation from college.

NPEA is dedicated to fostering quality, success, and growth amongst member organizations, partner schools, and communities committed to educational access.


NPEA is a learning community of organizations committed to increasing educational opportunities for motivated underserved students across the United States.  NPEA is working towards a day when all students have equal access to high-quality education and opportunities for college and beyond.