Hispanic Outlook in Higher Ed Ranks Mt. SAC in Top Ten
February 25, 2021 - 08:17 AM
Mt. San Antonio College will be featured as one of the nation’s Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics in the current issue of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine. Published on Feb. 22nd, the magazine's top 100 issue features Top 25 lists to chart the national progress of Hispanics in higher education, which shows significant growth with every passing year. Mt. SAC ranked in the top ten in the following categories:
- # 8 - “Top 25 Community Colleges Granting the Most AA Degrees to Hispanics” -
- # 6 – “Top 25 Community Colleges Enrolling the Largest Number of Hispanics” –
The magazine also noted Mt. SAC as a Top STEM School for Hispanics and top shool for various majors, including in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Degree and Parks Recreation Leisure and Fitness Studies Degrees.
In communicating the rankings, the magazine said they compile the lists based on data and statistics”from the Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
"One of Mt. SAC's greatest strengths is its diversity," said Dr. Bill Scroggins, president and CEO of the college. "With diverse students, faculty and staff, our college community is well versed in succeeding in diverse environments. This national recognition highlights the incredible work of our faculty and staff to create a college focused on success for all our students."