Copyright 2012 Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at University of Pennsylvania.
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February 6, 2012

Black Male Student Success in Higher Education: A Report From the National Black Male College Achievement Study

Author: Shaun R. Harper

Publisher: Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Funders: American College Personnel Association, Lumina Foundation for Education, National Academic Advising Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Penn State Children, Youth and Families Consortium, Penn State University Africana Research Center, Penn State University College of Education

The report presents insights from interviews with successful male African-American college students, highlighting factors that helped them succeed in a range of contexts: getting to college, choosing colleges, paying for college, transitioning to college, matters of engagement, and responding productively to racism.