Fast Facts

State Ranking

Arkansas had the 32nd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
10%
State Population
7%

Median Age

Latino
23
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
12%
Total
26%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
33%
White
40%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
22%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
11%
White
22%
Equity Gap
11%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 NorthWest Arkansas Community College 2yr Public 8,528 1,003 12
2 University of Arkansas 4yr Public 19,027 955 5
3 University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 4yr Public 7,606 585 8
4 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 4yr Public 10,374 481 5
5 Arkansas Tech University 4yr Public 9,710 414 4

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 NorthWest Arkansas Community College 2yr Public 769 83 11
2 Bryan University 2yr Private For-Profit 254 43 17
3 Pulaski Technical College 2yr Public 1,032 27 3
4 Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas 2yr Public 133 17 13
5 Arkansas State University - Beebe 2yr Public 706 17 2

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Arkansas 4yr Public 3,130 112 4
2 University of Central Arkansas 4yr Public 1,554 44 3
3 Arkansas Tech University 4yr Public 1,185 33 3
4 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 4yr Public 1,236 32 3
5 Arkansas State University - Main Campus 4yr Public 1,641 31 2