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Institutions with the highest mobility rates for low-income students:


Alcorn State University (Miss.), Southern University and A&M College (La.), Lincoln University (Pa.), Dillard University (La.) and Alabama State University

Link to main story: Minority-serving higher ed institutions take lead on upward mobility

Predominantly black institutions: 

CUNY New York Technical College, CUNY York College, CUNY Medgar Evers College, Bloomfield College (N.J.) and West Alabama University

Hispanic-serving institutions: 

CUNY Lehman College, Texas A&M International University, CUNY City College, Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio and The University of Texas-Pan American (now the Edinburg campus of UT Rio Grande Valley)

Read the full report, “Minority Serving Institutions as Engines of Upward Mobility,” at


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