MIRA MESA–San Diego Miramar College is ranked in the “Top 100 Producers” for associate degrees awarded to Asian Americans among colleges nationwide, as reported by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. In the magazine’s June 2011 issue, Miramar College was listed 59th in the awarding of associate degrees in all discplines combined to Asian Americans in the 2009-2010 academic year. In addition, Miramar was listed tenth in the awarding of social sciences degrees to Asian Americans, 14th in psychology and 16th in family and consumer sciences/human sciences majors. In all, the college ranked in the top 50 for awarding associate degrees to Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Total Minority in nine majors. College President Dr. Patricia Hsieh is proud of the ranking. “As one of the youngest and smalled community colleges in the San Diego region, to be ranked among colleges of all sizes nationwide is quite an accomplishment.” The rankings were based on data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, which gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in the federal student financial aid programs. According to the magazine’s website, the publication addresses issues concerning African-Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans in higher education. To check all rankings, visit http://diverseeducation.com.