How America's Top Colleges Reflect (and Massively Distort) The Country's Racial Evolution

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COLLEGE DIVERSITY
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In the last 30 years, the country has become steadily more racially diverse -- and so have many American colleges. In 1980, more than 80% of the country was white, and whites accounted for about eight in ten students at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Today, less than 65% of the country is white, and it's non-whites who now account for a majority at all three of those institutions.

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