CSUF Ranks Eighth in Nation for
Enrollment of Hispanic Women
March 19, 2004 :: No. 190
Cal State Fullerton is listed eighth in the
nation among the top 25 institutions for enrollment of Hispanic
women, according to a report in a recent issue of Hispanic Outlook
in Higher Education.
The top 25 national ranking includes institutions
from Arizona, California, Florida, New Mexico, New York and Texas.
Eight California State University campuses are among the top 25.
Fullerton also is ranked 14th in the nation for the
number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to women, according to
the report in the magazine’s Feb. 23 issue. Fullerton is the
top-ranked CSU and is second among California institutions in the
The rankings complement a previous report in Black
Issues in Higher Education that lists Fullerton fourth in the nation
among institutions awarding bachelor’s degrees to minority
students. In addition to the overall standing, Cal State Fullerton
is sixth in the nation for awarding undergraduate degrees to Hispanics.
Hispanics account for 24 percent of the 30,848-student
population at Cal State Fullerton; Hispanic women are 15 percent
of the total.
Hispanic Outlook’s “Top Schools for Hispanic Women by
the Numbers” lists were developed using data from the U.S.
Department of Education.
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