Minority College Cohort Study

About The Study


  • 535 Black & Latino students from the 2013 freshman cohort


  • Recruited from 5 universities in Illinois: DePaul University, Loyola University, Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago, & University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Students will be surveyed until the spring of 2019


  • In-depth interviews were completed with 28 students that left college or transferred before the start of sophomore year


  • 60 freshmen were randomly selected for annual in-depth interviews, completed each summer