Education A State Capitals Roundup

Freshman Enrollment

By Bess Keller — October 26, 2004 1 min read

The proportion of African-Americans in the University of Michigan’s freshman class dropped by 15 percent this school year, the first since the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling last spring forced the undergraduate program to revamp its admissions policies. The university enrolled 350 blacks in a freshman class of 6,040, or about 6 percent of the total.