Research + News | Topic: Diversity

Backgrounds and Beliefs of College Freshmen

For five decades, researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles have surveyed the nation’s incoming freshmen to learn more about their backgrounds, views, and expectations.

See the most recent results here.

Elizabethtown College Introduces Gender-Inclusive Housing

Elizabethtown College will introduce its first gender-inclusive or gender-neutral housing option for students. Read the article here.

Record Number of Young Adults Have Finished Both High School and College

According to Pew Research Center analysis of newly available census data, in 2012, for the first time ever, one-third of the nation’s 25- to 29-year-olds have completed at least a bachelor’s degree. College completion is now at record levels among key demographic groups: men and women; blacks, whites and Hispanics; and foreign-born and native-born Americans. Also, a record share of the nation’s young adults ages 25 to 29 (90%) has finished at least a high school education. And another record share—63%—has completed at least some college.

Read the full report here.