Fast Facts

State Ranking

Georgia had the 10th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
11%
State Population
9%

Median Age

Latino
25
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
18%
Total
34%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
42%
White
43%
Equity Gap
1%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
23%
Equity Gap
6%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
11%
White
25%
Equity Gap
14%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Georgia State University 4yr Public 24,096 1,812 8
2 Georgia Perimeter College 2yr Public 26,996 1,782 7
3 South University Savannah Online 4yr Private-For-Profit 21,241 1,622 7
4 Kennesaw State University 4yr Public 22,333 1,363 6
5 University of Georgia 4yr Public 26,373 1,126 4

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Georgia Perimeter College 2yr Public 2,113 124 6
2 Gainesville State College 4yr Public 822 88 11
3 Gwinnett Technical College 2yr Public 574 52 9
4 Dalton State College 4yr Public 359 37 10
5 Georgia Military College 2yr Public 1,181 34 3

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Georgia State University 4yr Public 4,378 309 7
2 University of Georgia 4yr Public 6,861 226 3
3 Kennesaw State University 4yr Public 3,532 188 5
4 Georgia Institute of Technology - Main 4yr Public 2,873 156 5
5 Emory University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,744 63 4