Baylor Ranks In Top 100 Of Degrees Awarded Hispanics

May 16, 2000

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University is again ranked among the nation's top 100 colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics, according to the May 2000 rankings released by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

Baylor, ranked 87th in bachelor's degrees conferred upon Hispanics, was among five Big 12 universities and 20 Texas schools receiving recognition in the national academic journal's top 100 published May 5.

Baylor's Hispanic enrollment for the 1999-2000 academic year is 959 students. The university's total enrollment is 13,334.

The top 100 data is provided to Hispanic Outlook by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Educational Statistics.

Chartered by the Republic of Texas in 1845, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The 432-acre main campus adjoins the Brazos River near downtown Waco, a Central Texas city of 110,000 people.

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