African-American College Graduation Rates: Blacks Do Best at the Nation's Most Selective Colleges and Universities

In a list of Colleges and Universities with the Nation's highest black student graduation rate for 1998, Hamilton College was ranked fourth, with a black student graduation rate of 90%... Black student graduation rates at the nation's colleges and universities provide a valuable measure of racial progress in our country. The college completion rates show, in specific terms, the extent to which a formerly outcast group is now acquiring knowledge and personal associations that society's institutions had withheld for 250 years...

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