Miami Dade College Named One of the Top Colleges for Hispanics

Miami, Oct. 11, 2021- 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 October issue of Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine.

MDC ranked no. 1 in the categories of Total Enrollment 4-year Schools; Total Associate Degrees Granted; and Top School for Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Degrees. 

The College’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including associate and baccalaureate degrees, college credit certificates, digital badges, apprenticeships and more. Baccalaureate degree offerings include biological sciences, engineering, data analytics, information systems technology, education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film and others.

MDC also offers a variety of rapid credentials to prepare students for emerging and in-demand careers, including virtual/augmented reality, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, mechatronics, digital forensics, computer crime investigations, fire fighter/emergency medical technician, television studio production, and engineering technology support specialists, among many others.

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. Hispanic Outlook is a national monthly magazine that provides education news, innovations, networking, resources and the latest trends impacting students from kindergarten through graduate school all while maintaining a unique Hispanic perspective. To learn more, visit