Fast Facts

State Ranking

Iowa had the 36th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
8%
State Population
5%

Median Age

Latino
22
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
15%
Total
36%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
38%
White
53%
Equity Gap
15%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
10%
White
17%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
34%
White
40%
Equity Gap
6%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Kaplan University - Davenport 4yr Private For-Profit 46,892 1,824 4
2 Des Moines Area Community College 2yr Public 25,425 1,250 5
3 University of Iowa 4yr Public 21,564 1,015 5
4 Iowa State University 4yr Public 24,343 882 4
5 Eastern Iowa Community College District 2yr Public 9,839 776 8

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Kaplan University - Davenport 4yr Private For-Profit 4,677 119 3
2 Eastern Iowa Community College District 2yr Public 920 72 8
3 Des Moines Area Community College 2yr Public 2,463 70 3
4 Iowa Central Community College 2yr Public 923 36 4
5 Western Iowa Tech Community College 2yr Public 549 35 6

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Iowa 4yr Public 4,351 140 3
2 Iowa State University 4yr Public 4,881 127 3
3 Kaplan University - Davenport 4yr Private For-Profit 6,415 98 2
4 Upper Iowa University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,388 54 4
5 University of Northern Iowa 4yr Public 2,440 40 2