Alamo Colleges - Northwest Vista College One of the Nation's Top 100 Minority Degree Producers
Alamo Colleges - Northwest Vista College (NVC) is among the nation's top 100 minority degree producers, according to
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Northwest Vista has made the list since the rankings began in 2010. The
Diverse Top 100 Minority Degree Producers rankings are compiled each year according to the number of degrees awarded to minority students. The publication this year focused on the achievements during the 2013-14 academic year, comparing them to the previous year.
For Hispanic students, NVC is ranked seventh nationally for both business administration, management and operations degrees as well as computer and information science and support services degrees. NVC ranked sixth nationally for psychology degrees awarded to students of two or more races and ninth nationally for education degrees for Hispanic students.
NVC was ranked 18th nationally for all disciplines for Hispanic degrees awarded. Also reported for these categories was the percentage of minority graduates. For example, 68% of education degrees and business administration, management and operations degrees awarded in 2013-2014 at NVC were awarded to minority students. Fifty-six percent of all degrees awarded were presented to Hispanic students.