TABLE 1

Characteristics of Colleges

Eligible Schools, n = 1397, n (%)Targeted Sample, n = 200, n (%)Survey Responders, n = 153, n (%)
Public527 (38)75 (38)59 (39)
Private870 (62)125 (62)94 (61)
US geographic region
 East388 (28)55 (28)52 (34)
 Central368 (26)53 (27)41 (27)
 South466 (33)67 (34)44 (29)
 West/Outliers175 (13)25 (13)16 (11)
Undergraduate enrollment size
 Small (<5000)895 (64)130 (65)98 (64)
 Medium (5000–10 000)228 (16)31 (16)24 (16)
 Large (>10 000)274 (20)39 (20)31 (20)
Religiously affiliated557 (40)79 (40)57 (37)
Women Only45 (3)7 (4)6 (4)
HBCU77 (6)12 (6)7 (5)
  • There were no differences between the targeted sample or the survey responders and the source population (eligible schools). HBCU, historically black colleges and universities.