African Americans: College Majors and Earnings Coverage


Report Finds Black Students in Nonlucrative Majors

This Inside Higher ED article discusses how black students enroll disproportionately in majors that are not the most lucrative.

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Here’s why women and minorities struggle to get ahead — even with a college degree

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman discusses the key findings from our report including how African-American students are under-represented in some of the fastest-growing and highest paying fields such as engineering and computer science.

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Report: Few Black College Students Major in High-Paying Fields

In this Bloomberg Business article, Sarah Grant writes about how colleges should work harder to emphasize the earning power of certain degrees over others.

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