La Sierra topped the ‘Environment’ category for the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2021 released Sept. 17. The category considers the diversity of the faculty and of the student body, numbers of international students and numbers of in-need students receiving financial aid through the federal Pell Grant. The Journal notes La Sierra’s undergraduate makeup as 48% Hispanic, 17% Asian, 12% white, and 7% Black, with 12.2% of students from other countries. About half receive Pell Grant aid.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://spectrummagazine.org/news/2020/wall-street-journal-again-ranks-la-sierra-no-1-nation-diversity