Fast Facts

State Ranking

Illinois had the 5th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
22%
State Population
16%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
17%
Total
38%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
36%
White
52%
Equity Gap
16%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
14%
White
19%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
16%
White
28%
Equity Gap
12%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College 2yr Public 12,673 6,460 51
2 College of DuPage 2yr Public 26,209 5,744 22
3 City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College 2yr Public 8,250 5,474 66
4 Triton College 2yr Public 14,403 5,048 35
5 City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College 2yr Public 12,702 4,693 37

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College 2yr Public 735 303 41
2 Morton College 2yr Public 420 286 68
3 Triton College 2yr Public 1,046 284 27
4 Moraine Valley Community College 2yr Public 1,822 253 14
5 Robert Morris University Illinois 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 909 237 26

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Illinois at Chicago 4yr Public 3,813 680 18
2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4yr Public 7,727 500 7
3 DePaul University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 3,646 447 12
4 Northeastern Illinois University 4yr Public 1,740 427 25
5 DeVry University-Illinois 4yr Private For-Profit 2,704 345 13