Texas A&M University-Kingsville

University Ranks in List of Top 50 U.S. Institutions Awarding Bachelor's Degrees to Hispanics

KINGSVILLE - June 07, 2010

Contact: Adriana Garza
adriana.garza@tamuk.edu or 361.593.4979

University also recognized for agriculture degrees awarded to Hispanics

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is ranked 7th in the nation for agriculture degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to the May 2010 issue of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine.

The university is also included among the top 50 universities granting bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics. According to the list, A&M-Kingsville ranks 43rd.

The annual listings are based on information collected from the National Center for Education Statistics for 2009. According to the listing, of the 940 bachelor’s degrees awarded by the university, 64 percent were awarded to Hispanics.

“It is both gratifying and affirming that a national higher education publication—The Hispanic Outlook—has recognized the work that we do to promote educational access and opportunity,” said A&M-Kingsville President Dr. Steven Tallant. “We are fortunate to have top-rate faculty, staff and students who make accomplishments like this possible.”

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine is a national magazine published 25 times a year that promotes higher education issues related to the Hispanic community.


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