ECSU ranked #1 among HBCUs for athletes' graduation rates
April Emory October 25, 2007
The latest issue of DIVERSE Â® Issues in Higher Education ranks the Elizabeth City
State University Football Program at #1 amongst Historically Black Colleges and Universities
(HBCU) in Black student-athlete graduation rate.
In data that was collected from 83% of Division II teams that reported in 2002, 94%
in 2004 and 67% in 2006, programs with the best overall Black student-athlete graduation
rates are: Elizabeth City State, which graduated slightly over 71 percent of its Black
football players; Lane College at 71 percent exactly, followed by Johnson C. Smith
at nearly 70 percent.
A complete review of the analysis may be found at the following link: http://diverseeducation.com/artman/publish/article_9812.shtml
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