University Ranks Sixth For Number
of Minority Degrees Awarded
June 14, 2004 :: No. 280
Cal State Fullerton is sixth in the nation
for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to minority students,
as reported in the June 3 issue of Black Issues in Higher Education.
Fullerton remains the highest ranked overall among
California State University campuses in the annual “Top 100
Degree Producers” report on the number of undergraduate degrees
awarded to minorities. Last year, the campus placed fourth nationally
and first within the CSU.
In addition to the overall standing, the campus is
recognized as sixth in the nation for awarding undergraduate degrees
to Hispanics and 12th for undergraduate degrees awarded to Asian-Americans.
Listed by undergraduate academic programs, CSUF also
• second nationally for awarding bachelor’s
degrees in business to Asian-Americans, fourth for business degrees
to all minorities combined and sixth for business degrees awarded
All the rankings are based on 2002-03 data submitted
by institutions of higher education to the U.S. Department of Education.
• third in education degrees awarded to Asian-Americans, and
seventh for Hispanics and all minorities combined;
• fifth in awarding degrees in ethnic studies to Hispanics;
• sixth for mathematics degrees awarded to Hispanics.
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