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Students walk through the University of Texas at Austin campus. The campus has one of the most-diverse student bodies in the country. Texas has maintained some use of affirmative action. It also has implemented a "top 10 percent" plan granting automatic admission to top high school students based on class rank and, as a result, its enrollment of minorities has risen overall since the late 1990s. (Associated Press)

Students walk through the University of Texas at Austin campus. The campus has one of the most-diverse student bodies in the country. Texas has maintained some use of affirmative action. It also has implemented a "top 10 percent" plan granting automatic admission to top high school students based on class rank and, as a result, its enrollment of minorities has risen overall since the late 1990s. (Associated Press)

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