With Few Role Models, Native Americans Struggle To Access Higher Education

Jun 19, 2019 | Blog, Inside the College Fund, Our Programs

American Indian College Fund President Cheryl Crazy Bull is interviewed for this California Public Radio story in which reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez reports that of the 280,000 students enrolled at University of California campuses, only about 1,100 of them are Native Americans — only about 100 more than 20 years ago.

United Tribes Technical College Spring Graduation on May 8, 2015

Compared to other UC students, Native Americans are 11 percent less likely to earn a degree within six years. Guzman-Lopez explores the reasons for the college-access and graduation crises among Native Americans.

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