The Most Racially Diverse Liberal Arts Colleges

According to the new U.S. News & World Report rankings, Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, is the most racially diverse liberal arts college in the nation. Current Department of Education data shows that African Americans are the largest minority group on this all-women campus, making up 42 percent of the student body. Hispanics are 12 percent of the student body and Asians are 5 percent of all students. Whites make up 23 percent of the total. More than 16 percent of the students are foreign or their race/ethnicity is not known.

Other liberal arts colleges rated as among the most racially diverse where African Americans are the largest minority group are Rosemont College in Pennsylvania, Wesleyan College in Georgia, Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, and Mills College in California.