Hartnell Again Recognized As A Top 100 Producer of Associate Degrees for Minority Students

Publish Date: 
Aug 15, 2018

The August 23, 2018 edition of Diverse Issues in Higher Education will feature the 'Top 100 Associate Degree Producers' report about community colleges that have experienced the most success in awarding degrees to minority students. This report, based on U.S. Department of Education data, examines degree attainment by fields of study for African-American, Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American students. 

For the 2015-16 academic year, Hartnell College had the ninth highest percentage (89%) of minority student graduates for community colleges across the nation of over 1,400 community colleges. Hartnell had the fourth highest percentage of minority student graduates for community colleges in Claifornia (114 total colleges). Additionally, Hartnell had the largest percentage increase (28%) of minority graduates for all the thop 10 colleges. Congratulations to all at Hartnell who contributed to these powerful student outcomes.