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 EducationÂs 12th annual ÂTop 100.Â Cal State L.A. is the highest ranked among institutions in California that conferred the most bachelorÂs 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 masterÂs degrees to Hispanics. Cal State L.A. is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, with 53.2 percent of the UniversityÂs students identifying themselves as Hispanic.
CSU campuses in the Top 100 in awarding bachelorÂs 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).
ÂThe 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,Â said CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed ÂWe are proud that we are the university of choice for so many talented and bright Hispanic students. They truly enrich CSUÂs academic environment.Â
The CSU graduating class of 2001 included 10,346 Hispanic bachelorÂs degree recipients among the 23,658 minority student graduates.