Getting Schooled: African-Americans and Education

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  • High School Graduation Rate for Black Males
  • Black Males: From High School to Higher Education
  • College Graduation Rates in Black and White
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  • Males vs. Females: College Graduation Rates
  • What Does This Mean for Historically Black Colleges and Universities?
  • How Much Does College Cost?
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  • Factors for Low College Enrollment Rates
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  • Michelle Obama’s Education Initiative
  • The Obama Education Initiative
  • The Consensus
  • How Are Blacks Faring in High School?

College Graduation Rates in Black and White

The national college graduation rate (which applies to students who entered and graduated from the same institution within six years) for Black students is 44 percent.  The rate for white students is 66 percent.

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