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ERIC Number: EJ1083464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Top 10% Admissions in the Borderlands: Access and Success of Borderland Top Students at Texas Public Universities
Rodríguez, Cristóbal
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v15 n1 p41-54 Jan 2016
This study focuses on Texas Borderland students admitted through the Texas Top 10% admissions policy, which assumes that Top 10% students are college ready for any public university and provides Top 10% high school graduates automatic admission to any 4-year public university in Texas. Using descriptive and inferential statistics, results indicated significant differences between top-tier and Borderland Universities in access and success by ethnicity, gender, family income, and college generation status.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas