At the Top of the Class

Associated Press | Dec. 3, 2012 | Chicago Sun-Times

Jonas Gray Graduation 2012

PHILADELPHIA — A report by the Penn Graduate School of Education Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education says that most of the schools in the NCAA’s six major sports conferences have weak graduation rates for their African-American male student-athletes by almost any measure.

Northwestern of the Big Ten led the way with a graduation rate of 83 percent for its African-American male student-athletes, well above the average undergraduate rate for all schools studied, regardless of race: 72.8 percent. Notre Dame ranked second (81 percent), followed by Villanova and Penn State (78 percent each).

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