Top 10% Admissions in the Borderlands: Access and Success of Borderland Top Students at Texas Public Universities

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-54
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Hispanic Higher Education
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Admissions policy
  • Borderland
  • College access
  • College success

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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