About NCLC


building newark’s college-going culture

Students & Families

fafsa 2024-25

What We Do

We strive to strengthen postsecondary pathways, transitions, and navigation through an equity lens.

Thought Leadership

Critical Thought Partnership

Connecting Stakeholders & Resources


We provide information and resources to community members as well as organizations to bolster a shared understanding and commitment to Newark’s college-going culture.


Stakeholder engagement

Strategic Support



As an intermediary, we render strategic, technical support and convene our partners at local, state, and national levels to promote comprehensive and coordinated collaboration amongst partners and the populations they serve.

Action Research Projects

Data & Analysis



Our numerous research projects and programs (independently and in partnership with other stakeholders) inform and improve the current state of college-going in Newark.