HBCUs Can Help Reverse the Black College Enrollment Recession
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
JANUARY 10, 2024
Over the past decade, Black college and university enrollment has been dropping at alarming rates, declining 22% from 2010 and 2020. We can expect this recession of Black enrollment to continue in the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision removing race as a consideration in college admissions. However, those who seek to create equal opportunity for everyone in America have overcome far greater obstacles before.