A Rising Share of Undergraduates Are from Poor Families, Especially at Less Selective Colleges

Analyzes changing demographics of undergraduates and the impact it may have on colleges and universities, as well as the students. The rise of poor and minority undergraduates has been most pronounced in public two-year colleges and the least selective four-year colleges and universities. 

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