The University of North Carolina at Pembroke remains a national leader for American Indian graduates, according to a recent study by Diverse magazine.
UNCP ranked ninth overall among all U.S. colleges and universities with 132 American Indian graduates for 2007-08. UNCP led all Eastern U.S. higher education institutions.
The University is number one in the nation for the second year in a row for turning out physical science majors and number four in biology/biomedical sciences.
Diverse magazine gives an annual report titled “Top 100 Minority Undergraduate Degree Producers.”
UNCP showed the biggest gain in undergraduate degrees in education: 7th place from 13th place in 2006-07.
In a new survey area, UNCP ranked 5th nationally in social services graduates, including social workers.
The University also ranked high for American Indian graduates in:
- Health professions – ranked 6th nationally with 18 graduates, including nurses
- Social sciences – ranked 6th
- History – ranked 10th
- Business – ranked 40th