July 5, 2002
SFSU is ranked 11th nationwide in awarding undergraduate degrees to minorities, according to a survey published in the most recent issue of Black Issues in Higher Education.
The survey reports that 45 percent of the baccalaureates that SFSU awarded in the 2000-2001 academic year went to minority students. SFSU was ranked 13th nationwide in last year's survey.
The University is ranked consistently high in the number of degrees awarded to Asian Americans. SFSU awards more undergraduate education degrees to Asian Americans than any other school in the nation except University of Hawaii-Manoa. And SFSU is ninth overall nationwide for undergraduate degrees and 19th overall nationwide for master's degrees.
The University is also ranked second in master's degrees in English awarded to Hispanics.
For more, see the press release.
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