Latino College Completion: Arizona
Arizona had the 6th largest Latino population in the U.S.
In Arizona, 41% of the K-12 population was Latino.
The median age of Latinos in Arizona is 25, compared to 38 for White, non-Hispanics.
In Arizona, 17% of Latino adults (25 to 64 years old) had earned an associate degree or higher, compared to 35% of all adults.
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EXAMPLES OF WHAT WORKS FOR LATINO STUDENTS
The following are examples of institutional programs in Arizona with evidence of effectiveness in serving Latino students nominated for Examples of Excelencia.
Achieving a College Education (ACE) Program – Maricopa County Community College District Learn More
Bilingual Nursing Fellows Program – South Mountain Community College Learn More
Click here to access Excelencia in Education’s Growing What Works database for more information on institutional programs improving Latino student success in higher education across the country.
ENSURING AMERICA'S FUTURE PARTNERS IN ARIZONA
Helios Foundation Learn More
Maricopa Community Colleges Learn More
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Learn More
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