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Teachers College Ranks High In


Teachers College Ranks High In

In its annual rankings of "Top 100 Degree Producers," Black Issues in Higher Education listed Teachers College, Columbia University, as the number one institution awarding master's degrees in psychology to Asian-American students in the school year 2000-2001.

Among Hispanics receiving master's degrees in psychology, the College was ranked third, and among African Americans, fourth.

Teachers College ranked fifth of all institutions awarding doctoral degrees in education to African Americans for the school year 2000-2001.

The College was ranked second and fourth for Asian Americans and Hispanics respectively who received doctoral degrees in education that year.

For doctorates of all disciplines combined to African Americans, Teachers College ranked 11th of all Traditionally White Universities (TWIs) and 13th of all institutions awarding doctoral degrees in all disciplines to African Americans.

The College ranked 33rd for doctoral degrees of all disciplines awarded to Asian Americans and Hispanics.

The data used in the rankings comes from the U.S. Department of Education and is collected through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) program completers survey conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics. Institutions appearing in the published lists are ranked according to the total number of degrees awarded to minority students across all disciplines and in specific disciplines. Details on how the data were interpreted can be found in the June 20, 2002, issue of Black Issues in Higher Education.previous page