Private, selective colleges are most likely to use race, ethnicity as a factor in admissions decisions

The Pew Research Center examined Common Data Set forms from 123 selective colleges and universities – which were defined as those that admit half or fewer of their applicants – to see whether they considered race and ethnicity as a factor in deciding whom to admit, and if so, how significant a factor it was. Pew only looked at schools that had filled out that portion of the CDS in at least one of the past three academic years. Read More.