News Release| Diverse Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education); Cal State L.A.

Cal State L.A. among top-ranking institutions noted in Diverse 'Top 100'

Los Angeles, CA -- California State University, Los Angeles was recently listed #29 in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education's "Top 100," a national list of colleges and universities that conferred the most bachelor's degrees to minority students in 2010-2011, 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 bachelor's degrees in public administration and social service professions to Hispanic and Asian American students and total minority combined; in protective services to Asian American and Hispanic students; in communication disorders sciences and services to Hispanic students; in education to Asian American students; and in business administration, management and operations to Asian American and Hispanic students and total minority combined.

Cal State L.A. is also ranked highly among institutions in California awarding bachelor's degrees in all disciplines combined to Asian American and Hispanic students.

Additionally, the University was listed #23 in the Diverse Top 100 Graduate & Professional Degree Producers 2012 issue for awarding master's degrees in all disciplines combined to total minority.

The Diverse magazine lists are drawn from information collected by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.

For more about the University's strengths in diversity, go to /diversity/.

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