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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Ranked among Top 20 Colleges in Texas for Hispanics

July 22, 2015


CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been ranked among the Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

The University ranked 16th in the state and 56th in the nation in granting undergraduate degrees to Hispanics. These rankings are based on total bachelor’s degrees awarded in 2013.

“We’re proud to be recognized again for our commitment in ensuring the success of our Hispanic students,” said Dr. Flavius Killebrew, President and CEO of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. “As a Hispanic-serving, doctoral-granting institution, our University is dedicated to providing the educational opportunities and the tools needed to help students reach their academic potential. We know one student’s success can impact future generations and transform our community.”

In addition, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ranked 20th in the state and 89th in the nation in graduate student enrollment for Hispanics.

The Island University is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. Each year, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine publishes its list of the top 100 schools for Hispanic students. The schools on the list represent the higher education institutions with the most Hispanics enrolled and the places where the most Hispanics receive undergraduate and graduate degrees. The list was compiled with information provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics/Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.