Webster University Receives Top Ranking in Granting Graduate Degrees to Minorities
ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Webster University awards more master's degrees to minority students than any other traditional, non-profit U.S. higher education institution in the United States, according to a 2010 survey published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (DIHE). The "Top 100 Degree Producers" survey for 2010 is the only national report of graduate degrees awarded to African-American, Hispanic, Asian American and American Indian students by U.S. colleges and universities.
Webster has consistently achieved top rankings since DIHE began publishing the survey in 1991.
This year, Webster's national rankings include:
- First among traditional, non-profit universities in Total Minority master's degrees, all disciplines combined.
- First among traditional, non-profit universities in African-American master's degrees in all disciplines combined.
- First among traditional, non-profit universities in Total Minority and African-American master's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services.
- First among all universities in Total Minority and African-American master's degrees in Psychology.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (www.webster.edu) is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities.
Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education. The University's Study Abroad programs rank in the top 2 percent of the more than 1,400 colleges and universities surveyed in the "America's Best Colleges" 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report. Webster is one of just 34 U.S. institutions to share this distinction. The University's international presence now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.
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