By the Numbers
About 13 percent of undergraduates reported that they took at least one remedial course in 1992-93, according to a recent report from the American Council on Education. The majority--56 percent--were freshmen, and 59 percent attended public, two-year colleges.
Percentage of undergraduates taking remedial courses, by race
Information about ordering copies of the report, "Remedial Education: An Undergraduate Student Profile," is available from the American Council on Education at (202) 939-9385.