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Fall 8-17-2010

Quick Facts

  • Winthrop University, a public master’s institution that enrolls about 5,000 undergraduates of which 27 percent are black, has graduated African-American students at higher rates than whites every year from 2002 through 2008.
  • The university has succeeded in recruiting and retaining a critical mass of African-American students and, as a result, can take a comprehensive approach to student success.