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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- Graduation Rates for Black Students Aren’t Increasing at Same Pace as for Other Students (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
- Report: Many Black, Hispanic Science Majors Err in Choosing Elite Cal Campuses (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)