Southwestern College ranks among the highest in the nation in granting associate degrees to minority students, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine.
In releasing its list of top 100 degree producers, the magazine outlined Southwestern College student success, especially in earning associate degrees in nursing, accounting and public administration.
Hispanics earning accounting degrees increased by 63% in 11-12, pushing Southwestern College to No. 9 in the nation. In earning degrees in nursing, all minorities earned a 91% graduation rate, ranking Southwestern College 17 in the country.
Southwestern finished in the top 50 for 29 different ranking categories. For a full listing of degrees earned, here is a link to the story: Click Here
The 28-year-old Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine is dedicated to issues concerning diversity and multiculturalism in American higher education.