PMC Ranks First in Campus Diversity

According to U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2009

Pine Manor College is proud to announce that it has been ranked Number One for campus diversity among BA liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges 2009. The ranking is based on the statistical likelihood of any student interacting with other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

For the 2007-2008 academic year, upon which this ranking is based, PMC students identified themselves according to the following racial/ethnic classifications:

47% Black/Non-Hispanic
18% White/Caucasian
14% Hispanic/Latina
6% International
5% Asian or Pacific Islander
1% American Indian
9% Other or Unreported

2009 U.S. News Rankings for Campus Diversity

LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES

School (State)

Diversity index
(1.0=highest)
Pine Manor College (MA) 0.68
SUNY College-Old Westbury* 0.67
Bloomfield College (NJ) 0.64
Wellesley College (MA) 0.60
Swarthmore College (PA) 0.58
Whittier College (CA) 0.58
University of Hawaii–Hilo* 0.57
California State Univ.-Monterey Bay* 0.56
Occidental College (CA) 0.56
Albertus Magnus College (CT) 0.53