Beyond The Ivy League: 2020-2021 Guide

To build a pipeline of candidates from diverse backgrounds, expand your list of target schools. 

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While many campus recruiting strategies include Ivy League schools and elite private institutions, there are hundreds of schools with highly-qualified individuals that would make a great addition to any group of entry-level hires. By diversifying your on-campus strategy, you'll bring in candidates with a variety of identities and backgrounds and invest in a stronger, more diverse team in the long run. 

To help you expand your campus strategy, we’ve rounded up these top schools all in one place, from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) to public colleges. Download our guide for information on hundreds of schools to incorporate into your virtual campus recruitment strategy.

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What You'll Learn From This Guide 

The impact of expanding your reach beyond elite universities

RippleMatch discovered that companies that expanded their list of target schools saw pipelines that had more racial/ ethnic diversity, as well as socioeconomic diversity. Download our guide to learn how big this impact is. 

The top public universities in each state

Public institutions provide a high-caliber education at an accessible cost. That means they are a great place to look for candidates. Utilize our list of the top public universities in each state to target specific geographical areas while increasing access to opportunity.

The top HBCUs, HSIs and Tribal Universities 

Targeting universities with a higher share of diverse candidates can help increase the representation of your pipeline. Get to know these top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and Tribal Colleges. 

Download our guide to diversify your campus strategy and bring in the most talented candidates across the country.