NPR recently reported on how Princeton admitted 13 transfer students this fall – the first time Princeton has done so in THREE DECADES!
Because of the success of those students, Princeton has decided to reinstate the transfer program by encouraging students from “low-income families, the military and from community colleges.”
Reynolds Librarians wanted to highlight some of the article’s findings and encourage you all to read it – and apply to Princeton!
- Community colleges enroll 41 percent of all U.S. undergraduates.
- 56 percent of Native American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
- 52 percent of Hispanic undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
- 43 percent of African American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
You can find the article here: https://www.npr.org/2018/12/04/667381514/top-colleges-seeking-diversity-from-a-new-source-transfer-students
We are so proud of all of you!