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  • Park University receives national recognition

  • Park University in Parkville, Mo. has been ranked among the top 100 colleges and universities in the United States for conferring bachelor’s degrees to students of color.

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  • Park University in Parkville, Mo. has been ranked among the top 100 colleges and universities in the United States for conferring bachelor’s degrees to students of color. The recognition was given by “Diverse Issues in Higher Education” magazine.
    Recently, the magazine released its rankings for the number of conferred bachelor’s degrees to students of color with regard to specific degree programs/majors. Park ranked among the top 50 in 23 categories, including a No. 1 in one category and a No. 2 ranking in two categories.
    Park was ranked No. 1 in the “Total Minority - Human Resources Management and Services” degree/major category and was ranked No. 2 in the same degree/major among both African-Americans and Hispanics.
    Other category rankings for Park included:
    No. 10 - African-American - Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
    No. 11 - Asian-American - Human Resources Management and Services
    No. 12 - African-American - Psychology
    No. 13 - African-American - Health and Medical Administrative Services
    No. 13 - Hispanic - Health and Medical Administrative Services
    No. 15 - Total Minority - Health and Medical Administrative Services
    No. 15 - African-American - Marketing
    No. 21 - Total Minority - Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
    No. 23 - Hispanic - Psychology
    No. 23 - African-American - Business Administration, Management and Operations
    No. 25 - Total Minority - Psychology
    No. 25 - Native American - Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    No. 28 - Hispanic - Business Administration, Management and Operations
    No. 28 - Hispanic - Business Management, Marketing and Related Support Services
    No. 31 - Total Minority - Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    No. 32 - Hispanic - Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    No. 33 - Total Minority - Business Administration, Management and Operations
    No. 37 - African-American - Finance and Financial Management Services
    No. 39 - African-American - Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    No. 45 - African-American - Accounting and Related Services
    The rankings come from Diverse Issues in Higher Education’s analysis of U.S. Department of Education reports submitted by institutions. Rankings are based on the review of 2010-11 preliminary data.
     

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