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MSJC Ranks on Hispanic Outlook Magazine's Top 25 List


Hispanic Outlook on Education magazine ranked Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) as one of its Top 25 Community Colleges in the nation for Hispanics.

The national publication ranked MSJC 18th in degrees awarded to Hispanics. Last year, MSJC ranked 24th. The magazine -- -- focused on the 2019-2020 academic year in its annual Top 25 lists covering the growth of Hispanic students in higher education.

The college awarded 1,613 associate degrees and certificates to Hispanic students in the 2019-2020 academic year. That accounts for 53 percent of all awards given. 

MSJC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). More than 50 percent of the student population identifies as Hispanic/Latinx.

Mt. San Jacinto College serves nearly 24,000 students annually in a district covering 1,700 square miles from the San Gorgonio Pass to Temecula, with campuses in San Jacinto, Menifee, Banning and Temecula.

MSJC awarded a record-breaking 3,848 degrees and certificates to 2,173 graduates in May 2021.