Posted: 8/02/17

Multiple TAMIU Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100 Degree Producers


TAMIU Ranking Logo by Diverse Magazine
TAMIU programs are ranked in a national Top 100.  

A number of Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) undergraduate and graduate programs have earned top rankings among the nation’s Top 100 Degree Producers 2016, as ranked by Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine.

Diverse Issues annually ranks those institutions that confer the most degrees to students of color. It is the only national report on the ability of U.S. colleges and universities to award degrees to African-American, Hispanic, Asian American and Native American students, using the most recent data from the U. S. Department of Education (2015-16 academic year.) This is the 26th consecutive year that Diverse has produced the original research.

Graduate programs and their national ranking in the Diverse Top 100 Degree Producers 2016 include:  Accounting (12); Mathematics (18); Biology (25); Business, Management and Marketing (32); Psychology (33) and  Criminal Justice (39), among others.  Overall, Diverse  ranked TAMIU 67 out of 100 for all disciplines combined among Top 100 Degree Producers for Graduate Programs.

Undergraduate programs and their national ranking in the Diverse Top 100 Degree Producers 2016 include: Communication Disorders (2); Criminal Justice (12); Kinesiology (17); Education (18); Mathematics (24); Accounting (26); English (31); Psychology (32); History (36) and Nursing (41), among others. 

Founded in 1984, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education is considered the nation’s premier publication covering the issues pertaining to underrepresented groups in American higher education. It reaches more than 200,000 readers weekly in print and online, and has been recognized for in-depth news coverage, provocative commentary, insightful special reports and original research.

The Rankings are available online at: http://diverseeducation.com

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