CSUF Ranks Sixth Nationally For Undergraduate Degrees Awarded to Hispanics
May 17, 2004 :: No. 249
Cal State Fullerton has moved up to sixth
place in the nation for awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics,
according to the May 3 Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s
annual “Top 100,” a national listing of colleges and
The ranking is based on 2002 data gathered by the
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education.
Last year, CSUF was listed eighth and was third highest among CSU
campuses on the listing. This year, Fullerton became the second
highest CSU campus on the list behind Cal State Los Angeles.
In the same edition, Hispanic Outlook ranked Cal
State Fullerton 23 in the top 100 for the number of master’s
degrees awarded to Hispanics, up from 46 on last year’s list.
In specific academic programs, Cal State Fullerton
ranks second nationally for the number of undergraduate degrees
awarded to Hispanics in communications; third in education; fourth
in protective services and public administration; and eighth in
In February, Hispanic Outlook in Education ranked
Cal State Fullerton eighth in the nation among the top 25 institutions
for enrollment of Hispanic women, and 14th for the number of bachelor’s
degrees awarded to women.
Hispanics account for 26 percent of the 30,848-student
population at Cal State Fullerton.
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