U.S. News rankings driving economic inequality on campus

Top universities admit more 1% earners than the bottom 60% combined.

How the rich stay rich: social status is more inheritable than height

UK researchers highlight once more a depressing topic: income inequality and lack of social mobility. After they tracked families that sent their children to study at Oxford and Cambridge – the two most prestigious and elitist Universities in the world since 1096 – the researchers found that students were more likely to inherit their parent’s social status than their height.