Charting the Diversity Landscape

Delineating worsening inequities in underrepresented student access to higher education

Blueprint for Enrolling a Diverse Student Body: Part 1

This white paper is the first installment in a four-part research series about how to identify, engage, and recruit students from underrepresented populations.



Charting the Diversity Landscape Application Enrollment Higher Education

Long-standing preparedness gaps contribute to the underrepresentation of minority, low-income, and first-generation students on campus. While higher education leaders agree on the need to increase diversity, these gaps create critical barriers for enrolling a diverse class.

This white paper explicates the resulting pipeline problem, especially at selective colleges and universities, and three contemporary forces that make increasing diversity on campus more difficult than ever before.

Download the entire publication or explore the key takeaways below to learn more about these challenges in enrolling students from underrepresented populations.

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