Journal of Blacks in Higher Education Names Swarthmore New Leader in Enrolling Black Students
For the 14th consecutive year, the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education published its survey of the percentages of black first-year students at the nation's highest-ranked universities and liberal arts colleges.
This year, for the sixth time in the last eight years, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill leads the other universities in the percentage of black students in its first-year class. The Ivy League schools did well with Columbia leading the group.
Among the nation's highest-ranked liberal arts institutions, there is a new leader. This year, Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia has the largest percentage of black students in its entering class.
Read more at http://www.jbhe.com/preview/autumn06preview.html.