Information on Foster Youth

  • Only 50% will receive a high school diploma
  • Only 10% of former foster youth will attend college and, of that 10%, only 3% will graduate
  • 50% of former foster youth will be homeless during their first two years after exiting foster care
  • Universities with foster youth support programs such as TRS help increase the number of foster youth graduating with their degrees up to 80%.
  • Foster youth, who are involved in foster youth support programs like TRS, may often go on to pursue Master's or Ph.D.'s.

Contact Information

Torero Renaissance Scholars
UC 232
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4588
Fax: (619) 260-4610

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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