Friday, January 20, 2017

Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours.

New York Times

Reports that many elite colleges have mostly students in top 1% of income, but MIT 6% of students are from the top 1%, (6x) 23% from the bottom 60% (1/3)

You can go to the original NT times page and add your own favorite college

38 colleges had more students from the top 1 percent than the bottom 60 percent

1.Washington University in St. Louis21.76.1
2.Colorado College24.210.5
3.Washington and Lee University19.18.4
4.Colby College20.411.1
5.Trinity College (Conn.)26.214.3
6.Bucknell University20.412.2
7.Colgate University22.613.6
8.Kenyon College19.812.2
9.Middlebury College22.814.2
10.Tufts University18.611.8
27.Yale University18.716.3
41.Stanford University17.518.6
62.Harvard University15.120.4
173.Massachusetts Institute of Technology5.723.4
174.Seattle University4.619.0
292.University of Washington, Seattle2.926.8
359.University of Minnesota1.923.0

Elite colleges that enroll the highest percentage of low- and middle-income students

An affluent student who attends one of 12 “Ivy plus” universities (the Ivy League colleges, DukeM.I.T.Stanford and the University of Chicago) ends up around the 80th percentile of the income distribution on average. 

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