Cal State Fullerton Ranks Eighth
For Undergraduate Degrees Awarded to Hispanics
May 16, 2003 :: No. 236
Cal State Fullerton has moved up to eighth
place in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics,
according to the May 5 Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education's
annual Top 100, a national listing of colleges and universities.
Last year, CSUF was listed ninth.
The latest ranking is based on 2000-2001 data gathered
by the National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department
In specific academic programs, Cal State Fullerton
ranks second nationally for the number of undergraduate degrees
awarded to Hispanics in communications and in public administration,
fifth for undergraduate degrees in education and criminal justice,
ninth for business and area studies, and
10th for liberal arts degrees awarded.
Seventeen CSU campuses are among the top 100 institutions
of higher education for the number of undergraduate degrees awarded
to Hispanics, according to the report. Cal State Fullerton is third
highest among CSU campuses after Cal State L.A. and San Diego State.
Cal State Fullerton and 10 other CSU campuses also
are ranked in the top 100 for the number of master's degrees awarded
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