Let’s pay more attention to colleges that educate the vast majority of Americans
There are about 2,800 four-year public and nonprofit private colleges and universities in the United States. Yet as we await the Supreme Court’s decision on the use of affirmative action in college admissions, the nation’s gaze is once again narrowed to the most elite and selective 100 institutions: the so-called top 5 percent.
Originally published: February 28, 2023
Author: Julie E. Wollman
Position: Former President
Institution: Widener University
Published by: The Hechinger Report