Abstract

This study reports opinions from a cross-section of African American high school students from various cities, high school types, and family circumstances about their considerations of higher education institution type (HBCU or PWI). Exploring considerati ons rather than final selection provides a more comprehensive, expansive view of these students' selection and college choice process. The findings suggest that type of high schools attended and cultural affinity are among the range of influences consider ed.

Additional Information

ISSN
1090-7009
Print ISSN
0162-5748
Pages
pp. 91-106
Launched on MUSE
1999-09-01
Open Access
No
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