Project PRE MED will invite black and other minority college students to campus for a weekend this October.
Cornell University reports that there are 209 African-American freshmen on campus this fall, up from 172 last year.
In dental school enrollments, the large gender gap in favor of men exists only for whites.
Black students increased from 2,026 in 2010 to 2,231 this year, an increase of more than 10 percent.
This year, for the first time, there are more than 50,000 students on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station. Among these students are 1,723 African Americans, an increase of nine black students from a year ago.
A $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education provides scholarships for up to 50 graduate students in biology and mathematics.
Three African-American Siblings, All of Different Ages, Are Spending Their First Semester as Students...
They all are graduates of Ithaca High School and were raised by their maternal grandmother.
In 2008, the University of Wisconsin at Madison admitted 71.8 percent of black applicants and 59.3 percent of white applicants.
A healthy rise in black first-year students at the University of Illinois and the University of Arkansas, but a small drop in total black enrollments at Indiana University.
The Council of Graduate Schools has released new data on enrollments for the 2010-11 academic year. That year, there were 1,476,674 American citizens or...
Veterans and active duty or reserve military personnel make up 4 percent of all students in higher education.
By 2020, the official estimate is that there will be 3.6 million African Americans enrolled in higher education.
The HBCU-UF Master's to Ph.D. Pathway Project targets high performing master's degree students at historically black colleges and universities.
Applications and first-year enrollments of blacks are both up from a year ago.
Blacks make up 6 percent of all students at Penn State. A decade ago the figure was 4.4 percent.
Official counts of black students have declined but the numbers may be a bit deceiving.
Both the University of Virginia and Harvard University report large increases in black early applicants from four years ago.
Black enrollments are up 7.7 percent this year compared to an overall increase of just over one percent.
The percentage of Blacks in the Class of 2015 at Stanford is triple the percentage of African Americans in the university's graduate schools.
Less than 10 percent of the graduate students are minorities while minorities make up 24 percent of the state's population.
In 2011 there were 36,690 Africans studying in the United States. They made up 5.1 percent of all foreign students in the U.S., down from 6.1 percent four years ago.
African Americans make up 35 percent of the first-year class at the university.
Blacks are just 5 percent of the undergraduate student body and 4 percent of the faculty but 21 percent of the state's population.
Only 10 percent of the Black students who enrolled at Wayne State in 2004, earned a bachelor's degree at the university by 2010.
The number of Black first-year students increased slightly, but the Black percentage of the entering class is smaller than in 2010.
They make up 8 percent of all students accepted under the college's early decision plan.
Yet only 1.3 percent of all students accepted for admission are Black.
Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, director of economic affairs for the African Union Commission, states that prompt action is necessary to stem the tide.
They would also have to fill out an application to a college or trade school in order to graduate from high school.
Children in Black families who immigrated to the United States are more likely to enroll in selective colleges than the children of White and native-born Black families.
The 5,692 Black applicants represent a 17.5 percent increase from a year ago.
Since 1998 Middlebury College in Vermont has been admitting and offering full-tuition scholarships to a posse of students from New York City high schools. The college is now adding a second posse from Chicago public schools.
More than 300 first-generation college students at the University of Arkansas are enrolled in a program where they receive academic, personal, career, and financial advice.
In the past five years the racial gap has shrunk from 11 percentage points to almost nothing.
The committee will develop recommendations for strategies to attract people of color and women to positions in which they have historically been underrepresented.
On February 12, pastors will discuss the importance of higher education and information will be available to church members about the 16 colleges that make up the system.