The investigation concluded that Asian American and white students have “only one-tenth to one-fourth of the likelihood of admission as African American applicants with comparable academic credentials,” the Justice Department said.
“The investigation also found that Yale uses race as a factor in multiple steps of the admissions process and that Yale “racially balances its classes.
“Rather, we look at the whole person when selecting whom to admit among the many thousands of highly qualified applicants.
“Over the previous 15 years, he said, the number of Asian American students in Yale’s incoming classes grew from 14% to 22%.
“The Justice Department has demanded that Yale immediately stop and agree not to use race or national origin for upcoming admissions.