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Glossary of Terms In Administrative Data and Reports

Data, Academic Planning & Institutional Research

Underrepresented Student of Color

Definition

A domestic (non-international) student who identifies, alone or in combination with other racial/ethnic categories, as African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Hispanic/Latino(a), Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or one or more of the following Asian subcategories (Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, or Vietnamese).

Data Cookbook URL (requires authorization)
https://uwmadison.datacookbook.com/institution/terms/284600/versions/338924
Data Domain(s)
Student Record

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Additional Info
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Additional Info
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Additional Info
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