The Minority College Experience : An Examination of Minority Status Stress and Mental Health Outcomes
Jackson, Stacey M.
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Several studies conducted at predominantly White institutions (PWIs) have found support for the idea that the stress associated with being a minority student has negative effects on their psychological functioning (Smith et al, 2014). In a study by Greer and Brown (2011), results suggest that minority students at a PWI felt increased minority status stress when compared to their Black counterparts attending a historically Black college and university (HBCU). counterparts. Cokley et al (2011) found ethnic minorities had higher rates of mental illness, as well as reporting more instances of discrimination.
Minority college students
Minority status stress