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2009 Top 10 Engineering Schools for Hispanics

Sept. Issue

Hispanic Business Media Staff

2009 Top 10 Engineering Schools for Hispanics

The HISPANIC BUSINESS 2009 Top 10 Engineering Schools for Hispanic Students

1. Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Engineering
Office of Graduate Admissions, 631 Cherry St., Room 318
Atlanta, GA 30332-0321
(404) 894-1610
Fax: (404) 894-1609
www.gatech.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 1,375
Hispanic enrollment -- 60
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 4.4%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 686
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 38
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 5.5%
Full-time faculty -- 404
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 10
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 2.5%

2. Purdue University
College of Engineering
Room 170 Young Hall, 302 Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(765) 494-2600
Fax: (765) 494-0136
www.purdue.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 2,331
Hispanic enrollment -- 47
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 2.0%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 619
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 14
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 2.3%
Full-time faculty -- 348
Full-time Hispanic Faculty -- 15
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 4.3%

3. University of Texas at El Paso
College of Engineering
500 W. University Ave. El Paso, TX 79968
(915) 747-5890
Fax: (915) 747-5437
www.utep.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 239
Hispanic enrollment -- 73
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 30.5%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 145
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 43
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 29.7%
Full-time faculty -- 86
Full-time Hispanic Faculty -- 24
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 27.9%

4. Cornell University
College of Engineering
Caldwell Hall Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-5820
Fax: (607) 255-1816
www.cornell.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 1,342
Hispanic enrollment -- 37
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 2.8%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 704
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 20
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 2.8%
Full-time faculty -- 236
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 5
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 2.1%

5. University of Florida
College of Engineering
PO Box 116550
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 392-0943
Fax: (352) 392-9673
www.ufl.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 1,038
Hispanic enrollment -- 98
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 9.4%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 339
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 42
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 12.4%
Full-time faculty -- 310
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 12
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 3.9%

6. University of Central Florida
College of Engineering and Computer Science
4000 Central Florida Blvd. PO Box 162993
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2445
Fax: (407) 823-6334
www.cecs.ucf.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 284
Hispanic enrollment -- 36
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 12.7%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 178
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 26
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 14.6%
Full-time faculty -- 155
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 5
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 3.2%

7. The University of New Mexico
School of Engineering
1 University of New Mexico-MSC 06 3720
Albuquerque, NM 87131
(505) 277-2447
Fax: (505) 277-6686
www.unm.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 183
Hispanic enrollment -- 40
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 21.9%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 102
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 20
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 19.6%
Full-time faculty -- 111
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 9
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 8.1%

8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT School of Engineering
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 3-103
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-2917
Fax: (617) 258-8304
www.web.mit.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 1,401
Hispanic enrollment -- 73
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 5.2%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 604
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 20
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 3.3%
Full-time faculty -- 368
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 11
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 3.0%

9. The University of Texas At Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering
PO Box 7608
Austin, TX 78713
(512) 475-7390
Fax: (512) 475-7395
www.utexas.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 664
Hispanic enrollment -- 44
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 6.6%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 326
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 29
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 8.9%
Full-time faculty -- 265
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 11
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 4.2%

10. Florida Atlantic University
College of Engineering & Computer Science
777 Glades Road, PO Box 3091
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 297-3624
Fax: (561) 297-8158
www.fau.edu

Engineering school enrollment -- 69
Hispanic enrollment -- 13
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment -- 18.8%
Total postgraduate degrees earned -- 72
Postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 11
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned by Hispanics -- 15.3%
Full-time faculty -- 94
Full-time Hispanic faculty -- 8
Percent Hispanic faculty -- 8.5%



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