TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked Tuskegee University among the top 100 institutions for granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minorities. Tuskegee took top spots for several degree areas, but the institution had the best showing in its ranking for African-American graduates in agriculture and veterinary medicine.
The publication’s 2014 Top 100 Minority Degree Producers list ranked colleges and universities in three areas: associate, undergraduate and graduate degrees.
In the undergraduate category, Tuskegee was No. 1 for minority graduates in the Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences degree field. And, No. 2 for graduates in the Natural Resources and Conservation field. The institution was No. 7 and No. 10 for Architecture and Related Services and Engineering undergraduate degrees, respectively.
Tuskegee was in the No. 12 spot for masters’ degrees in the Engineering category. In the doctoral degree category, Tuskegee was No. 2 in the Physical Sciences field. The university took the No. 1 spot for professional doctoral degrees in Veterinary Medicine.
The rankings were calculated using the publication’s analysis of U.S. Department of Education reports submitted by the institutions.
For more information on Tuskegee’s rankings, go to: http://diverseeducation.com/top100.
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