Fast Facts

State Ranking

California had the largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
51%
State Population
38%

Median Age

Latino
27
White
44

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
38%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
42%
White
52%
Equity Gap
10%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
18%
Equity Gap
3%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
15%
White
23%
Equity Gap
8%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 East Los Angeles College 2yr Public 37,057 24,009 65
2 Mt. San Antonio College 2yr Public 28,388 15,035 53
3 Santa Ana College 2yr Public 30,289 13,616 45
4 Rio Hondo College 2yr Public 17,862 13,048 73
5 Cerritos College 2yr Public 21,335 11,741 55

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 East Los Angeles College 2yr Public 1,569 1,090 70
2 San Joaquin Delta College 2yr Public 2,882 903 31
3 Santa Ana College 2yr Public 1,526 852 56
4 Mt. San Antonio College 2yr Public 1,769 829 47
5 Rio Hondo College 2yr Public 960 688 72

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 California State University - Fullerton 4yr Public 6,724 1,950 29
2 California State University - Northridge 4yr Public 6,520 1,720 26
3 California State University - Long Beach 4yr Public 6,171 1,596 26
4 San Diego State University 4yr Public 5,822 1,356 23
5 California State University - San Bernardino 4yr Public 2,983 1,224 41