Cal State L.A. among top-ranking institutions
noted in Diverse Ã¢ÂÂTop 100Ã¢ÂÂ
Los Angeles, CA -- California State University, Los Angeles was recently listed #31
Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationÃ¢ÂÂs Ã¢ÂÂTop 100,Ã¢ÂÂ a national list of colleges and universities that conferred the most bachelorÃ¢ÂÂs degrees to minority students in 2008-2009, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education.
In a separate listing by disciplines, Cal State L.A. was also listed as a top-ranking institution in awarding bachelorÃ¢ÂÂs degrees in
education to Asian American and Hispanic students; social sciences and history to Hispanic students; and business management and marketing to Asian American and Hispanic students.
In addition, Cal State L.A. was included in the listing for awarding bachelorÃ¢ÂÂs degrees to Hispanic students in
engineering and biological and biomedical sciences.
Cal State L.A. is also among the top-ranking institutions in California awarding bachelorÃ¢ÂÂs degrees in all disciplines combined to
Asian American and Hispanic students.
Diverse magazine lists are drawn from information collected by the U.S. Department of EducationÃ¢ÂÂs National Center for Education Statistics.
For more about the University's strengths in diversity, go to /diversity/.
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Working for Californiarnia since 1947: The 175-acre hilltop campus of California State University, Los Angeles is at the heart of a major metropolitan city, just five miles from Los AngelesÃ¢ÂÂ civic and cultural center. More than 20,000 students and 220,000 alumniÃ¢ÂÂwith a wide variety of interests, ages and backgroundsÃ¢ÂÂreflect the cityÃ¢ÂÂs dynamic mix of populations. Six
Colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs, among others, led by an award-winning faculty. Cal State L.A. is home to the critically-acclaimed Luckman Jazz Orchestra and to a unique university center for gifted students as young as 12. Programs that provide exciting enrichment opportunities to students and community include an NEH- and Rockefeller-supported humanities center; a NASA-funded center for space research; and a growing forensic science program, housed in the Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center. www.calstatela.edu
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