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Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States

2017 Historical Trend Report

Posted: April 20, 2017
Authors: Cahalan, M., Perna, L. W., Yamashita, M., Ruiz, R., Franklin, K.
Organizations: Pell Institute, PennAHEAD

Students from all races, ethnicities, and economic backgrounds are attending college at higher rates, but wealthier students are significantly more likely than low-income students to complete a bachelor’s degree on time, according to this report from the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and PennAHEAD—Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy.

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States