minority institutionA US institution of higher learning that draws the bulk of its enrolment from minority groups. Minority institutions include those with a traditionally high (> 50%) minority enrollment, as well as those with a significant proportion of students derived from ethnic minorities (but not necessarily > 50%), and are recognised by the Secretary of DHHS as having demonstrated a commitment to the special encouragement or assistance of minority students and faculty.
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minority institutionNIHspeak An institution of higher learning that draws most of its enrollment from minorities. See HBCU, Traditionally or Predominantly African American Institution.
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