Webster University Nationally Ranked for Asian-American Diversity

May. 4, 2016

Webster University Nationally Ranked for Asian-American Diversity

ST. LOUIS - Webster University was ranked in the annual “Top Producers of Asian American Graduates” in the May edition of “Diverse Issues in Higher Education.” The annual list uses data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.

Webster University is ranked in 17th place nationally in the category of Business Administration Management and Operations Masters. According to the survey, 4 percent of all students who graduated from Webster in 2013-2014 in those fields self-identified as Asian-American. Webster came in just above Rutgers University – Newark and below Columbia Southern University in that category.

Webster also was ranked in 14th place for the Social Science Master’s degree during that same year. The survey concluded that 5 percent of all Webster graduates student who earned a social science degree had self-identified as Asian-American. Webster tied with University of California, Irvine, City University of New York – Queens College, Texas A&M University and Teachers College at Columbia University in that category.

Last year, “Diverse Issues in Higher Education” ranked Webster University among the universities that confer the most degrees on students who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. For the past 24 years, Webster has been ranked by the magazine as the most diverse graduating student body in the country .

All of the magazine’s annual rankings can be found online at www.diverseeducation.com/top100

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