September 24, 2007
La Jolla, Calif. – National University provides more master's degrees in all disciplines combined to Hispanic Americans than any other college or university in California, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
In total, National University conferred 475 master's degrees to Hispanic Americans in the 2005-2006 academic year.
By specific disciplines, National University also ranks first in the nation in granting master's degrees in education to Hispanic Americans, conferring 380 such degrees during the above-mentioned period. In addition, National University led the nation in granting master's degrees in education to minority students – including African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans – conferring a total of 703 such degrees in 2005-2006.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education publishes its annual rankings of the top 100 colleges and universities providing graduate degrees to minority students each July. The rankings are based upon data from the U.S. Department of Education.
For more information about National University and its Hispanic American graduates, visit www.nu.edu. For more information about Diverse Issues in Higher Education's annual Top 100 rankings, visit the publication's website at www.diverseeducation.com.
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