What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

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  • Abigail Fisher Was Denied Admission at the University of Texas
  • Fisher Alleges University Denied Admission Based on Her Race
  • University of Texas’ Top 10 Percent Admission Policy
  • Fisher Felt She Deserved Admission
  • Fisher Enrolls at LSU; Michalewicz Bows Out of Case
  • District Court Upholds University’s Admission Policies
  • Attorneys File a Petition of Review to Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court Hears Arguments in October 2012
  • Justices Will Rule on Affirmative Action This Month
  • What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas
  • What to Know About Fisher v. University of Texas

University of Texas’ Top 10 Percent Admission Policy

Under their top 10 percent admission policy, the University of Texas admits students in the top 10 percent of each Texas high school, regardless of their race. More than 80 percent of its 2008 freshmen class was accepted by this method. 

(Photo: Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman/ MCT /LANDOV)

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