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Publication Date

Spring 3-10-2017

Quick Facts

  • The report, “A Look at Black Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” found that Winthrop’s black students graduated at an average rate of 56.2 percent during the 2012, 2013 and 2014 academic years. And the graduation rate of black students is 3.5 percentage points higher than Winthrop’s graduation of white students.
  • Winthrop President Dan Mahony said being included as a top-performing institution for black student success was affirming at a time when the university is focused on increasing overall student retention and graduation rates, including those of minority students.