Source: New York Times

Despite years of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students continue to be underrepresented at elite colleges and universities.

According to studies conducted by the New York Times, Hispanic and black students “are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago.”

The findings indicated that black students constitute only 6 percent of incoming freshmen attending elite colleges.

Furthermore, while more Hispanics are being admitted to top schools, only a small percentage of college-educated individuals constitute the entire community.

On the other hand, at the eight Ivy League schools, enrollment among Asians has increased while fewer white students have been admitted.

Read full story at: New York Times


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Black and Hispanic Students Underrepresented at Colleges

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