Minority Enrollment: Black And Hispanic Students Underrepresented At Highly Selective Colleges, Stanford Study Finds

From The Huffington Post – Black and Hispanic students remain significantly underrepresented in the most selective colleges, according to a new report.

The study, released by Stanford University’s Center for Education Policy Analysis, analyzed race, income and enrollment patterns at top-tier universities from 1982 to 2004.

Researchers found that as recently as 2004, white students were five times as likely as black students to enroll in a highly selective college, and two to three times as likely to gain admission — even after accounting for income differences between black and white families. White students were also three times as likely as Hispanic students to enroll in a selective college

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