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Prestigious Colleges Fail to Build and Support an Economically Diverse Student Population

Some colleges have more students from the top 1% than the bottom 60%. This statistic is important because previous research has found that many highly [...]

Some colleges have more students from the top 1% than the bottom 60%. This statistic is important because previous research has found that many highly qualified lower-income students do not attend selective colleges, even though the low- and middle- income students who do attend colleges are perform as well as the richer students.

Colleges promote their role in helping poorer students rise in life, but focus more on “being affordable” then about expanding access. And the rift is only growing bigger.

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