DeVos, Trump and What We’re Missing About HBCUs

Education Trust researchers, for instance, found that HBCUs have higher graduation rates when compared with institutions enrolling similar proportions of low-income students. In addition, research from Gallup suggests that, compared with black graduates from other institutions, black HBCU graduates feel better prepared for life outside of college, are more engaged at work and report higher levels of purpose and financial well-being. In general, the Gallup study suggests that HBCUs provide graduates a better college experience than other types of institutions

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