Transcending the Current Higher Education Journey for Black Students

Forty-two percent.

In 2019, that was the proportion of first-time, full-time Black undergraduates who completed a bachelor’s degree in six years. The rate for all first-time, full-time undergraduates was 61% and for white students it was 65%. While none of these ratios are stellar, the gap between Black learners and the other two is alarming.

But a handful of institutions have overcome the sorry status quo and built a different narrative. Eduventures’ new report, Transcending the Current Higher Education Journey for Black Students: Colleges that Buck the Trend, highlights these exceptional schools and profiles three in-depth.

How have these schools managed to change the story? What is ordinary about these institutions, not special circumstances, makes them exceptional.

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