Fast Facts

State Ranking

Connecticut had the 18th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
19%
State Population
14%

Median Age

Latino
27
White
44

Degree Attainment

Latino
20%
Total
43%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
33%
White
55%
Equity Gap
22%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
14%
White
19%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
11%
White
18%
Equity Gap
7%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Norwalk Community College 2yr Public 6,807 1,833 27
2 Naugatuck Valley Community College 2yr Public 7,361 1,525 21
3 Housatonic Community College 2yr Public 5,975 1,480 25
4 Gateway Community College 2yr Public 7,261 1,284 18
5 Capital Community College 2yr Public 4,512 1,249 28

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Norwalk Community College 2yr Public 579 142 25
2 Housatonic Community College 2yr Public 485 125 26
3 Naugatuck Valley Community College 2yr Public 735 117 16
4 Capital Community College 2yr Public 453 117 26
5 Gateway Community College 2yr Public 601 94 16

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Connecticut 4yr Public 5,149 324 6
2 Southern Connecticut State University 4yr Public 1,660 126 8
3 Central Connecticut State University 4yr Public 1,828 121 7
4 Yale University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,285 118 9
5 Quinnipiac University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,396 83 6