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UNLV Hospitality Major Ranked Top Choice for Minority Students

Posted: July 20, 2012

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LAS VEGAS – July 20, 2012 – UNLV’s Harrah Hotel College awarded more degrees to minority students than any hospitality program in the nation from 2010 to 2011, according to the magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

The publication’s June issue featuring top bachelor’s degree producers ranked UNLV first among 53 schools offering hospitality management programs.

The magazine used U.S. Department of Education data to identify students in each of four categories: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian-American, black or African-American, and Hispanic. The Hotel College also topped the list for degrees obtained by African-American and Native-American students.

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