Cambridge College Leads New England in Granting Master’s Degrees to African-Americans

Diverse Issues in Higher Education ranks the school 15th nationally

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  (  Cambridge College, a private non-profit college serving working adults, was named one of America’s Top 100 Graduate Degree Producers by Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine. Nationally, the college ranked 15th in awarding the most master’s degrees to African American students, higher than any other school in New England. It also ranked 34th nationally in awarding master’s degrees to all minorities.  

“We’re pleased to receive this distinction because it reflects the college’s commitment to providing educational opportunities for hard-working adults across all walks of life,” said college President Tito Guerrero, III. “We specialize in providing an avenue for adult students to reach their educational goals and the diversity of our student body creates a rich and inclusive classroom environment.”

Last year, the college enrolled more than 8,100 students in professional education and degree programs.  In addition to receiving distinction at the college-wide level, each of Cambridge College’s graduate schools individually ranked nationally on the diversity Top 100 list, including: 6th in minorities receiving master’s degrees in Education; 22nd in minorities in Psychology; and 41st in African Americans in Business.  

A full list of Cambridge College’s rankings in the Top 100 follows:

Master’s Degrees in All Disciplines

  • 15th to African Americans
  • 47th to Hispanics
  • 34th to Minorities

Master’s Degrees in Education

  • 5th to African Americans
  • 18th to Hispanics
  • 46th to Native Americans
  • 6th to Minorities

Master’s Degrees in Psychology

  • 26th to African Americans
  • 14th to Hispanics
  • 44th to Asian Americans
  • 22nd to Minorities

Master’s Degrees in Business/Management

  • 41st to African Americans

About Cambridge College

Cambridge College, (, is dedicated to providing academically excellent, time-efficient, and cost-effective higher education for a diverse population of working adults for whom those opportunities may have been limited or denied.  Founded in 1971, Cambridge College is a private non-profit institution of higher education accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, (NEASC CIHE).  Comprised of four schools –Undergraduate Studies, Education, Psychology and Counseling, and Management – and Cambridge College enrolls more than 8,000 students each year in professional education and undergraduate, graduate and doctorate-level degree programs at the main campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts and across seven regional centers nationwide in Springfield and Lawrence, Massachusetts; Chesapeake, Virginia; Memphis, Tennessee; Augusta, Georgia; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Ontario, California.