Higher education shouldn’t perpetuate privilege. It should lift up those who would benefit the most.
On many college and university campuses across the nation, the release of new collegiate rankings is a celebrated occasion. Prestigious universities often tout their low admission rates, selectivity ratios, and the high average GPAs and standardized test scores of their incoming classes as a measure of their institution’s strength.
Originally published: April 12, 2023
Author: Thomas A. Parham
Institution: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Published by: Higher Ed Dive