Mason in Top 100 of Universities for Conferring Degrees to Hispanics

Posted: May 10, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 9, 2011 at 6:58 pm

According to the May 2 issue of the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine, Mason is one of the top 100 universities in the country for the number of bachelor’s and master’s degrees it awarded to Hispanics in 2010.

The information reported comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.

Mason was ranked 77 for the number of bachelor’s degrees (340) it awarded to Hispanics. Only one other university in the Washington, D.C., area was in the top 100 (University of Maryland, College Park, was ranked 71).

Mason was ranked 82 for the number of master’s degrees (106) it awarded to Hispanics. The only other Washington-area universities on the top 100 list were George Washington University (ranked 50) and the University of Maryland-University College (ranked 87).

No other Virginia college or university was on either list.

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