The percentage of students of color and Native American students at our 18 member institutions accounted for 33 percent of first-year students compared to 32 percent of 2021-22 Minnesota high school graduates. That represents a 15 percentage-point increase over the last decade.
Note: This figure does not include international students or students for whom race/ethnicity is not reported.
* Source: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates, 2020.
This report presents comprehensive fall 2022 enrollment data for our 18 institutions. The report also includes comparisons to Minnesota public institutions. (April 2023)