From education to health care and business, UCF ranks among the nation’s top 10 schools in awarding degrees to minority students.
UCF placed fifth in awarding engineering graduate degrees to Hispanic students, according to Diverse: Issues In Higher Education’s Top 100 Producers of Minority Degrees. The university ranked 12th for total undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanic students and 18th for total undergraduate degrees awarded to African-American students.
Diverse, which focuses on matters of access and opportunity in higher education, publishes rankings of the institutions that award the most associate, undergraduate and graduate degrees to minority students. The rankings cover degrees awarded to African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans.
The university’s other top rankings include:
No. 6 for Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences undergraduate degrees to Hispanics and also to all minority students
No. 7 for Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services undergraduate degrees to Hispanics
No. 7 for Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences undergraduate degrees to African-Americans
No. 9 for Education undergraduate degrees to all minority students
No. 15 for Engineering master’s degrees to African-Americans