SEASIDE – CSU Monterey Bay’s accomplishments in terms of diversity, learning environment and social mobility do not go unnoticed. Two highly regarded college ranking lists have included the CSUMB in their accolades for 2022, nodding to the university in different categories.
In the Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education College’s 2022 ranking of colleges and universities in the United States, the CSUMB ranked 20th among nearly 800 institutions in terms of diversity and inclusion among students and staff .
For the US News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, CSUMB came in at No.25 in the Regional Universities West subcategory (a list of 126 schools in 15 western states). Among the 66 public schools included in this list, the CSUMB ranked 9th on the basis of criteria such as retention and graduation rates, financial resources, class size and teacher salaries, among others. factors.
In addition to general accolades, the US News rankings also placed the university at No. 4 for best performance in social mobility, which measures the difference a university makes in a person’s socio-economic status.
While honored to be a forerunner among Western universities by US News and World Report standards, which annually measure 1,466 baccalaureate institutions on academic quality, CSUMB officials expressed gratitude for finding the school. revered for its inclusiveness by the Wall Street Journal / Time High Education Rankings.
“Inclusive excellence is one of our four strategic priorities at CSUMB, and we are leveraging the diversity of our university community to enhance the educational experience,” said Eduardo Ochoa, president of CSUMB in a statement. hurry.
The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranking system uses public data sets and surveys of more than 100,000 students and academics at 1,111 institutions nationwide to rank nearly 800 universities based on 15 factors in four main categories, including student achievement, academic resources, student engagement, and learning environment.
CSUMB has been ranked in the top 10% when it comes to learning environment, based on assessments of student diversity, student inclusion and international students. Overall, CSUMB ranked in the top 50% of institutions on the list, with high scores in terms of graduation rates, low debt after graduation, engagement and l interaction of students and salaries of graduates.
“We are proud to be recognized by The Wall Street Journal and The Times High Education as a leader among universities across the country in living our values of inclusion and diversity,” Ochoa said.