(Carson, CA) California State University, Dominguez Hills ranks in the Top 50 of four-year universities nationwide for educating and graduating Hispanic students, according to The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine’s annual “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” issue.
Every year, the publication surveys and charts the national progress of institutions of higher education that are committed to serving the educational needs of Hispanic students. The data is compiled from the Department of Education’s database of completed higher education surveys from all 50 states.
Based on data from the 2018-2019 graduating class, CSUDH made the Top 50 in the magazine’s rankings in two categories. CSUDH was ranked 25th for bachelor’s degrees conferred to Hispanic students, and 35th for highest enrollment of Hispanic students. Also of note, the ranking for graduate degrees granted to Hispanic students improved dramatically, climbing to 54th place from 67th.
CSUDH is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a student population that is 64 percent Hispanic. In the 2018-19 academic year, the university conferred 1,638 or 59.8 percent of its bachelor’s degrees, and 238 or 35.7 percent of its master’s degrees to Hispanic students.