Fast Facts

State Ranking

Alaska had the 43rd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
7%
State Population
6%

Median Age

Latino
24
White
38

Degree Attainment

Latino
29%
Total
35%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
26%
White
36%
Equity Gap
10%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
14%
Equity Gap
-3%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
28%
White
15%
Equity Gap
-13%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

ENROLLING: Top 5 Institutions (Hispanic Undergraduates) in Alaska, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Alaska Anchorage 4yr Public 17,074 1,111 7
2 Charter College - Anchorage 4yr Private For-Profit 1,651 460 28
3 University of Alaska Fairbanks 4yr Public 8,518 353 4
4 University of Alaska Southeast 4yr Public 2,974 147 5
5 Prince William Sound Community College 2yr Public 748 32 4

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

ASSOCIATE DEGREES: Top 5 Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in Alaska, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Charter College - Anchorage 4yr Private For-Profit 514 154 30
2 University of Alaska Anchorage 4yr Public 759 42 6
3 University of Alaska Southeast 4yr Public 108 7 7
4 University of Alaska Fairbanks 4yr Public 226 6 3
5 Alaska Career College 2yr Private For-Profit 57 1 2

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

BACHELOR DEGREES: Top 5 Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in Alaska, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Alaska Anchorage 4yr Public 971 47 5
2 University of Alaska Fairbanks 4yr Public 5,353 26 5
3 Charter College - Anchorage 4yr Private For-Profit 58 9 16
4 Alaska Pacific University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 78 6 8
5 University of Alaska Southeast 4yr Public 106 5 5