Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Magazine Ranks A&M-Kingsville 33rd in the Nation for Awarding Bachelor's Degrees to Hispanics

KINGSVILLE - May 02, 2011

Contact: Adriana Garza
adriana.garza@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4979

Texas A&M University is ranked 33rd in the nation for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics and 37th for master’s degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics issue.

The university is also ranked for awarding Hispanics degrees in the following areas:

  • 7th in the nation for agriculture degrees
  • 4th for multi/interdisciplinary degrees

Rankings are based on information provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The data reflects degrees conferred between July 2009 and June 2010 to Hispanic students.

Additionally, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education previously ranked A&M-Kingsville 14th for master’s and doctoral education degrees awarded to Hispanics in their list of graduate schools conferring degrees to Hispanic students.

 “We are very proud to be ranked in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s list of 100 Colleges for Hispanics,” said A&M-Kingsville president Dr. Steven Tallant. “That we are ranked in multiple areas reflects our dedication to continuing our mission of providing access and opportunity to the students of South Texas and beyond. Our faculty and staff are committed to promoting academic success and our students continue to work hard to make their dreams a reality,” Tallant said.

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is a national magazine published 25 times a year, dedicated to exploring issues related to Hispanics in higher education.

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