Alliant International University honored for awarding most graduate degrees to minorities

San Diego, CA: This summer, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine came out with their annual rankings of the Top Producers of Minority Degrees. For the third year in a row, Alliant was ranked first in the nation in the following categories:
#1 for awarding doctoral degrees in Psychology to minorities
#1 for awarding doctoral degrees in Psychology to African Americans
#1 for awarding doctoral degrees in Psychology to Asian Americans
#1 for awarding doctoral degrees in Psychology to Hispanics

Additionally, it ranked among the Top 12 in the following categories:
#3 for awarding masters degrees in Psychology to Asian Americans
#7 for awarding masters degrees in Psychology to Hispanics
#9 for awarding doctoral degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services to African Americans
#11 for awarding doctoral degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services to all minorities

Similarly, Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine honored Alliant as #5 on their Top 100 list of colleges awarding the most doctoral degrees to Hispanics, 2009.

As quoted by Alliant's President, Geoffrey Cox, PhD, "success as a university and as a training ground for tomorrow's professionals depends critically on our being able to sustain a supportive and inclusive environment within our own institution." These honors are a direct result of Alliant's unique environment combined with the university's commitment to diversity and cultural competence.