Kentucky Receives 5th Highest Score in Nation on Serving Black Students

Kentucky received the fifth highest score in the nation on a new report card that assess how well the state is serving its Black students at public four-year universities. The new scorecard, issued by the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center in Inside Higher Education, rated each public university on four equity metrics: enrollment, enrollment by gender, completion, and ratio of Black students to Black faculty. The University of Louisville tied with the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and the University of California, San Diego for the top grade in the nation. Kentucky’s statewide equity index score is 2.36, which is the average of its university scores.

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