Low-Income Students at Selective Colleges: Disappearing or Holding Steady?

Author
Jason D. Delisle , Preston Cooper
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Abstract
Contrary to popular perception, the share of students at the 200 most selective public and private colleges who are from low-income households did not decline over the past 16 years. However, the share of students at these institutions who are from middle-income families has steadily declined.
Topic
International Political Economy, Poverty
Political Geography
America