The Role of HBCUs in Producing STEM Doctorate Holders

September 25, 2014

Black men and women who received science and technology doctorates from historically black colleges and universities are more likely to incur significant debt than are their peers who earned their Ph.D.s at predominantly white institutions, and are less likely to receive financial assistance for their studies, according to a new report from the American Institutes for Research. The study examines the role that historically black institutions play in producing black doctorate-holders in STEM fields.

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