Fast Facts

State Ranking

Alabama had the 33rd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
5%
State Population
4%

Median Age

Latino
25
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
29%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
41%
White
40%
Equity Gap
-1%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
18%
Equity Gap
3%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
11%
White
20%
Equity Gap
9%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Columbia Southern University 4yr Private For-Profit 13,989 837 6
2 The University of Alabama 4yr Public 26,234 629 2
3 Troy University 4yr Public 20,590 620 3
4 Auburn University 4yr Public 4,286 90 2
5 John C Calhoun State Community College 2yr Public 12,081 398 3

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Columbia Southern University 4yr Private For-Profit 681 33 5
2 Troy University 4yr Public 511 24 5
3 Jefferson State Community College 2yr Public 898 23 3
4 John C Calhoun State Community College 2yr Public 1,045 19 2
5 Gadsden State Community College 2yr Public 634 15 2

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Columbia Southern University 4yr Private For-Profit 1,943 105 5
2 Auburn University 4yr Public 4,286 90 2
3 The University of Alabama 4yr Public 4,482 73 2
4 Troy University 4yr Public 2,671 71 3
5 University of Alabama at Birmingham 4yr Public 1,986 42 2