Fast Facts

State Ranking

Colorado had the 8th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
30%
State Population
21%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
18%
Total
44%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
42%
White
50%
Equity Gap
8%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
19%
Equity Gap
2%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
15%
White
32%
Equity Gap
17%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Metropolitan State College of Denver 4yr Public 23,538 4,273 18
2 Community College of Denver 2yr Public 13,053 3,225 25
3 Front Range Community College 2yr Public 20,568 2,540 12
4 Pueblo Community College 2yr Public 8,055 2,238 28
5 University of Colorado Boulder 4yr Public 26,530 2,155 8

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Colorado Technical University Online 4yr Private For-Profit 4,533 298 7
2 Pueblo Community College 2yr Public 666 199 30
3 Front Range Community College 2yr Public 1,466 140 10
4 Community College of Denver 2yr Public 504 127 25
5 Aims Community College 2yr Public 516 106 21

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Metropolitan State College of Denver 4yr Public 2,973 426 14
2 University of Colorado Boulder 4yr Public 5,865 361 6
3 Colorado State University - Fort Collins 4yr Public 4,527 285 6
4 University of Colorado Denver 4yr Public 1,931 197 10
5 Colorado State University - Pueblo 4yr Public 768 170 22