College degree gap grows wider between whites, blacks and ...

The Topic: College graduation rates

Why It �Matters: Blacks and Latinos are slipping farther behind whites in college graduation rates.

The racial gap in who's graduating from college has widened since 2007, a new report shows.

While more blacks and Latinos are graduating from college now, the percentage of whites graduating has grown even faster.

About 33 percent of African-American adults had...

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Where Black Students Do the Best and Where They Fare ...

College Graduation Rates:

Where Black Students Do the Best and Where They Fare Poorly Compared to Their White Peers

Through the years, JBHE has closely examined black student graduation rates at our nation's highest-ranked colleges and universities. We have also reported extensively on the racial gap in graduation rates at these institutions.

Here is data showing the largest and smallest racial...

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Date: 2011-04-20 04:09:18
Website: | Elementary & High School Education

Elementary & High School Education

According to the U.S. Department of Education there where 8,166,353 Black children attending public school and 430,972 in private schools in the United States during the 2009-2010 school year.�Of those in public school 488,233 are enrolled in charter school meaning there are now more African American children in charter schools than private schools.

Of the...

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Black Educational Attainment by The Numbers


Among African Americans age 25 and older, the number who had an advanced degree in 2011 (e.g., master's, Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.). Fifteen years earlier--in 1995--only 677,000 blacks had this level of education.��


Number of black college students in 2011. This was an...

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Western Oregon University - Wikipedia

Western Oregon University, reflecting the university's broader academic mission and profile.

Tuition rate guarantees[ edit ]

Beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year, WOU began "Tuition Promise," issuing a guarantee that undergraduate students will have the same tuition rate as the year they entered for four academic years. WOU is the only public university in the western U.S. to offer this...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:55

Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia

MYTH: Private colleges cost significantly more than public colleges.

FACT:The difference is far less than many families assume, thanks to significant institutional, merit and need-based grants and the Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG). According to a recent study by the Human Capital Research Corporation, the average price gap between a Virginia private and public college is only $4,700 (after...

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Financing a Graduate Degree - Iowa State Graduate College

Home > Funding

Financial assistance can be a crucial part of attaining an advanced degree. Iowa State and the Graduate College are aware of this need and provide services to assist with your financial planning.

We have partnered with the Council of Graduate Schools to help you plan ahead.

Expenses you may expect to encounter at ISU are:

Tuition & Fees site gives current resident...

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College Grants for Native Americans & Educational Native ...

Native American Grants & Scholarships

If you are interested in attending college and are Native American, there are quite a few options available to assist you in paying your tuition.

Many people are not aware that the scholarships available to Native Americans who meet the criteria are abundant. Many of the scholarships do call for applicants to be no less than 1/4 Native American. What this...

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Washington College of Law - Wikipedia

American University in 1949 [4] and graduated its first African American student in 1953.

The Women & the Law Program was launched in 1948, to promote the integration of women's rights and gender studies into legal education, practice and doctrine. [6]

After years of work by Dean Myers, the John Sherman Myers Law School building was constructed on the American University main campus and dedicated...

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Date: 2018-03-16 14:15:22

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A JBHE Check-Up on Blacks in U.S. Medical Schools

A JBHE Check-Up on Blacks in U.S. Medical Schools

There is widespread agreement on the urgency in the United States of training more black medical professionals. But the bad news is that instead of an increasing number of blacks in medical schools, recent years have seen a significant drop in overall African-American enrollments in U.S. medical programs. The good news is that African Americans...

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Date: 2011-04-20 04:03:22

Colorectal Cancer | ACG Patients

What is Colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is a procedure which enables a physician (usually a gastroenterologist) to directly image and examine the entire colon. It is effective in the diagnosis and/or evaluation of various GI disorders (e.g. colon polyps, colon cancer, diverticulosis, inflammatory bowel disease, bleeding, change in bowel habits, abdominal pain, obstruction and abnormal x-rays or CT...

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