Miami Dade College Named as One of the Top Colleges for Hispanics

Miami, Aug. 10, 2017- Miami Dade College (MDC) has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the leading institutions for Hispanics in the United States.  The accomplishment is highlighted in the August issue of Hispanic Outlook magazine.

MDC’s eight campuses and outreach center offer more than 300 academic pathways leading to bachelor’s degrees, associate in arts and science degrees and numerous career training certificates, as well as a growing Virtual College – MDC Online. The college’s growing bachelor’s degree options include supply chain management, information systems technology, biological sciences; electronics engineering; film, television & digital production; nursing; several education tracks; physician assistant studies; public safety; supervision and management and more.

Beginning this fall, MDC will offer several new College Credit Certificates to prepare students for emerging and in-demand careers, including virtual/augmented reality, mechatronics, digital forensics, computer crime investigations, fire fighter/emergency medical technician, television studio production, engineering technology support specialists, to name a few.

Every year Hispanic Outlook magazine releases a Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics issue, which consists of several lists from the Department of Education.  This year’s lists include:  Total Bachelor’s Degrees Granted to Hispanics; Most Master’s Degrees Granted to Hispanics; and Total Enrollment – Most Hispanics.

The Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics issue also features special top 10 lists from the Department of Education for “What Schools Are Granting ost Degrees to Hispanics in Specific Areas of Study” ranging from osteopathic medicine and dentistry to education and public relations.

The Top 100 issue will be available on Aug. 28 at


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About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the nation’s largest, campus-based institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 165,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami  Film Festival, the MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, a sculpture park and a large art gallery and theater system. MDC has admitted more than 2,000,000 students and counting, since it opened its doors in 1960.