Fast Facts

State Ranking

Florida had the 3rd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
27%
State Population
23%

Median Age

Latino
33
White
47

Degree Attainment

Latino
29%
Total
34%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
51%
White
55%
Equity Gap
4%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
22%
White
25%
Equity Gap
3%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
24%
White
22%
Equity Gap
-2%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Miami Dade College 4yr Public 63,736 44,809 70
2 Florida International University 4yr Public 35,888 23,584 66
3 Broward College 4yr Public 42,198 13,677 32
4 Valencia College 4yr Public 42,631 12,901 30
5 University of Central Florida 4yr Public 49,972 9,444 19

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Miami Dade College 4yr Public 11,959 7,958 67
2 Valencia College 4yr Public 7,974 2,129 27
3 Broward College 4yr Public 6,218 1,914 31
4 Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale 2yr Private Not-For-Profit 4,021 1,019 25
5 Palm Beach State College 4yr Public 4,021 870 22

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Florida International University 4yr Public 7,238 4,549 63
2 University of Central Florida 4yr Public 11,514 1,868 16
3 University of Florida 4yr Public 8,601 1,429 17
4 University of South Florida - Main Campus 4yr Public 7,610 1,269 17
5 Florida Atlantic University 4yr Public 4,892 1,069 22