Highly selective colleges boosted underrepresented minority students in fall 2021

New data shows 16 highly selective private colleges slightly boosted the number of Black and Hispanic students enrolled at their schools last fall.

Meanwhile, across a large number of colleges and universities deemed as “selective,” the overall number of students classified as underrepresented minorities appears to have stayed nearly flat.

The findings were released last month by the College Board, the not-for-profit education organization that in part helps schools facilitate the college admissions process, as part of its Admissions Research Consortium, a research effort that helps participating schools learn about each others’ admissions processes and outcomes.

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