Factsheet: Equity Gaps in Higher Education

Factsheet: Equity Gaps in Higher Education

There is a significant and persistent disparity in educational attainment between different groups of students. Equity gaps between students of different races and ethnicities often begin in K-12 education—87 percent of white students graduate high school on time, compared to 76 percent of Hispanic and 73 percent of African Americans students. These gaps—the results of many years of systemic inequity, in which students of color often lack the same resources, support, and opportunities—continue into and through postsecondary education.

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