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Top 100 Hispanic Outlook

May 29, 2002





Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events

Cal State L.A. is Among Nation'’s Top 100 in
Awarding Bachelor's Degrees to Hispanics and
a Leader in Awarding Master's Degrees

California State University, Los Angeles was ranked #4 on the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s 12th annual “Top 100.” Cal State L.A. is the highest ranked among institutions in California that conferred the most bachelor’s degrees on Hispanics. This national listing of colleges and universities is based on the latest report by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Additionally, Cal State L.A. was ranked #11 among the top 100 colleges and universities that awarded the most master’s degrees to Hispanics. Cal State L.A. is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, with 53.2 percent of the University’s students identifying themselves as Hispanic.

CSU campuses in the Top 100 in awarding bachelor’s degrees include Cal State L.A. (4), San Diego State University (5), CSU Fullerton (9), CSU Long Beach (10), CSU Northridge (11), CSU Fresno (14), San Jose State University (23), CSU San Bernardino (25), Cal Poly Pomona (28), CSU Dominguez Hills (29), CSU Sacramento (35), San Francisco State University (38), Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (39), CSU Stanislaus (61), CSU Hayward (64), CSU Bakersfield (72), and CSU Chico (85).

The top three rankings went to the following institutions: Florida International University (1), The University of Texas-Pan American (2), and The University of Texas at El Paso (3).

“The CSU is the most diverse university system in the nation, with minority enrollment topping 53 percent, more than twice the national average for four-year public universities,” said CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed “We are proud that we are the university of choice for so many talented and bright Hispanic students. They truly enrich CSU’s academic environment.”

The CSU graduating class of 2001 included 10,346 Hispanic bachelor’s degree recipients among the 23,658 minority student graduates.


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