06/12/2013 10:25 am ET

Women's Colleges And Economic Diversity


Colleges Show Uneven Effort to Enroll Poor” (front page, May 31) doesn’t mention a sector of higher education that has a proud story to tell about educational access.

Women’s colleges like Smith succeed at enrolling an economically diverse student body to a greater extent than many of their peers. At Smith, 25 percent of students come from families eligible for federal Pell grants.

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