Flagstaff, Ariz. - Coconino Community College was recently named a top producer of associate degrees for Native Americans, according to Community College Week, a national magazine.
"The recent rankings reinforce CCC's mission of providing a learning-centered environment, focused on the individual needs of the student," said Dr. Leah L. Bornstein, CCC President. "It also reflects the dedication of our students to achieve their goals and the commitment of our faculty and staff."
The College was ranked No. 49 after rising 10 spots compared with the 2011 rankings in the same category. The magazine analyzed degrees and certificates conferred during the 2010-11 academic year, then broke it down across various race/ethnicity categories and also academic disciplines. Institutions that grant associate degrees, including two-year and four-year institutions were used for the Top 100 rankings. There are more than 1,655 community colleges across the United States.
This year's Top 100 analysis examines degrees and certificates conferred during the 2010-11 academic year.
Community College Week provides in-depth analysis of issues, trends and news impacting two-year educational institutes. In 2011, the magazine named CCC as one of the fastest growing community colleges in the country. According to the magazine, enrollment figures are still increasing, but at a slower pace than in the past few years. The complete list of rankings can be seen at Community College Week.