PMC Ranks First in Campus Ethnic Diversity

According to U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2010

Pine Manor College is proud to announce that, for the second year in a row, it has been ranked Number One for campus ethnic diversity among BA liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges 2010. The ranking is based on the statistical likelihood of any student interacting with other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

For the 2008-2009 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

2010 U.S. News & World Report Rankings for Campus Ethnic Diversity


School (State)

Diversity index
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
California State Univ. - Monterey Bay 0.57
Occidental College (CA) 0.56
Pomona College (CA)
Colorado State Univ. - Pueblo