EPCC ranked #1 nationally in Hispanic degrees

September 29, 2015


El Paso Community College has once again been recognized as the number one grantor of associate degrees to Hispanic students among two-year colleges nationwide by Community College Week Magazine.

 EPCC granted 2,895 associate degrees to Hispanic students during the 2013-2014 school year. 
That is up 1 percent from the previous year.

EPCC also ranked nationally in other areas in regards to two-year institutions. 

It racked 9th in overall associate degrees granted; 2nd in degrees to all minority students; 3rd to all students in the field of Criminal Justice; 6th to all students in the field of Education; 11th to all students in the field of Business; 30th to all students in the field of Communications.

Community College Week’s Top 100 is a quantitative listing used by all colleges and universities. 

The information used comes from Community College Week’s analysis of data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the United States Department of Education.  

Community College Week is a magazine that is devoted to providing readers with information on the state of two-year community colleges across the United States. 

Featured in the magazine are news stories related to various colleges and other events hosted at community colleges.


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