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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: American Indian or Alaska Native Students

The number of American Indian or Alaska Native students accessing and completing postsecondary credentials increased between 1995–96 and 2015–16. However, we still lack precise, national data on many educational outcomes for Native students.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: Asian Students

The representation of Asians among undergraduate and graduate students remained relatively unchanged between 1995–96 and 2015–16. As a group, Asian students exhibited some of the highest persistence and completion rates of all racial and ethnic groups.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: Black Students

The number of Black students accessing and completing postsecondary credentials increased between 1995–96 and 2015–16. In 2015–16, Black students accounted for a larger share of high school completers, undergraduate and graduate enrollment, and graduate school completers than 20 years prior.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: Hispanic Students

Over the last two decades, as the U.S. population has grown more racially and ethnically diverse, so too have students across all levels of higher education. The Hispanic population’s growing numbers and rising postsecondary enrollment rates figured centrally in both trends.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander Students

Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders represent the smallest share of all students enrolled in higher education. Due to the size of this population, we still lack precise, national data on many educational outcomes for Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander students.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: White Students

The total share of White students enrolled in higher education declined between 1995–96 and 2015–16, as the student body became more racially and ethnically diverse. While more students of color have gained access to postsecondary education, equity gaps in enrollment, persistence, completion, and employment and earnings remain.
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May 18, 2020

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Spotlight: Students of More than One Race

The total share of students who identified as more than one race increased from 0.6 percent in 1995–96 to 3.3 percent in 2015–16. As the student body accessing and enrolling in higher education continues to diversify, it will become increasingly important to understand the educational pathways and experiences of students of more than one race.
Essay/Brief
November 19, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Look at Low-Income Undergraduates

As the United States has become more racially and ethnically diverse over the past several decades, so too has higher education. More students of color are seeking a postsecondary credential than ever before. The increase in access for students of color has led to higher levels of educational attainment and the opportunity for upward socioeconomic mobility for a more diverse student population.
Podcast
October 15, 2019

Asian American Students in Higher Ed…It’s Complicated

Just a week after a district court judge rejected claims that Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park, talks with hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa about what this decision means for the future of diversity in higher education.
Podcast
August 13, 2019

Lifting Up Men of Color

Multiple barriers stand between African American and Latino men and college completion. It’s a complex problem that secondary and postsecondary institutions, educators, and policymakers alike have been trying to address, yet finding ways to apply research to practice requires a community-wide effort.

Video
August 1, 2019

Tackling Inequities in Enrollment, Completion, and Workforce Outcomes

Sandy Baum discusses the broad range of issues tackled by Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report.
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August 1, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Comprehensive Review

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar finds the comprehensive integration of data in Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report important for broad audiences.

Essay/Brief
February 14, 2019

Taking History, Funding, and Current Challenges into Account When Discussing Race, Ethnicity, and Completion in Community Colleges

The typical college student is no longer the image many of us hold in our heads—an 18- to 22-year-old who leaves his or her parents’ home for the first time, ready to begin the journey at an ivy-walled four-year college or university. Rather, many of today’s college students are beyond the age of 24, employed at least part time, and raising a family.