The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Wesleyan University was established in 2007 and assists students from under-represented groups in preparing for, entering and progressing successfully through post graduate education. Since 2007, the program has supported a total of 59 students: 20 male and 39 female. 40 of the students were first generation college attendees and 19 were from under represented minority groups.
Student destinations since 2007 after Wesleyan graduation include:
- 4 students entered PhD programs, 4 students completed master degree programs
- 8 students are currently in master degree programs
- 15 students are working in research fields
- 7 in industry