Texas Diversity Tested at Court as Affirmative Action Curbs Loom

Texas Diversity Tested at Court as Affirmative Action Curbs Loom

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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the most ethnically diverse U.S. campuses. Texas’s hybrid admissions system is the product of the top 10 percent rule, a 1997 state law, which accounts for 75 percent of the university’s entering class each year.