Higher Education

Disparities at state flagships

An interactive look at how many African-American and Latino high schoolers make it to their state's main college or university

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My daughter applied for the fall 2019 semester at UMD college Park. She has been accepted into schools such as NYU, CWRU, Rutgers, Syracuse, in the program she applied for but UMD college Park admitted her for Spring 2020 semester instead and sent her a letter advising her to make other plans for the fall 2019 semester such as traveling. I believe young black kids are just not expected to be a part of college Park. It is sad that qualified Maryland black kids are not given the opportunities they deserve at college Park

- from Peter, Apr 10, 2019