Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Similar colleges. Similar population of black students. So why the disparate graduation rates?

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, The Washington Post

Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Purdue University share a few things in common. They have roughly the same size student body, similar admission requirements and a similar percentage of black students. Yet in the decade ending 2013, graduation rates for African Americans at Rutgers climbed about 12 percentage points, while they slipped five points at Purdue.

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