5 Schools With Higher Black Grad Rates

At some predominantly white colleges, black students graduate at higher rates than whites.

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3. Macalester College

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St. Paul, Minn.’s Macalester College graduates 84 percent of its black students — 2 percent higher than its white students. Macalester raised its rates from a dismal 62 percent in 1998 to 84 percent in 2005. Pretty good, don’t ya know?

4. Wellesley College

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Massachusett’s Wellesley College is known to graduate “Women Who Will.” Wellesley graduates 92 percent of its black students, compared with 90 percent of its white students. That’s a big increase from 80 percent in 1998. Shouts to Harambee House!

5. Pomona College