Does Institutional Racial Composition Make a Difference in What Black Students Gain from College?

D. Jason DeSousa, George D. Kuh

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Abstract

Involvement in various college activities and educational gains of Black students attending a historically Black institution and a predominantly White institution were compared. Involvement in academic activities had a greater impact on gains of students at the Black institution, and social engagement was more important to gains for Black students at the White institution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-267
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of College Student Development
Volume37
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 1996

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