” More nonwhite undergraduates are attending college across the board. As the total nonwhite population increases in the United States, the percentage of racial and ethnic minorities is expanding at public and private nonprofit colleges as well as for-profit colleges. Over all the share of nonwhite students at all institutions has grown from 29 percent in 1996 to 47 percent in 2016.Zipporah Osei , The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 22, 2019
Read more at Low-Income and Minority Students Are Growing Share of Enrollments, and 2 Other Takeaways From New Study by Zipporah Osei at Chronicle.com. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday.
More low-income and students from minority backgrounds are attending college, but are choosing less-selective colleges. This will impact enrollments for highly selective and niche colleges. What is your college doing to meet the needs of these students, who may or may not be there now but could be soon?