Fast Facts

State Ranking

Kentucky had the 37th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
4%
State Population
3%

Median Age

Latino
24
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
17%
Total
28%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
38%
White
43%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
14%
White
24%
Equity Gap
10%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
13%
White
26%
Equity Gap
13%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Jefferson Community and Technical College 2yr Public 15,085 553 4
2 University of Louisville 4yr Public 15,596 489 3
3 University of Kentucky 4yr Public 20,099 453 2
4 Bluegrass Community and Technical College 2yr Public 14,200 438 3
5 Western Kentucky University 4yr Public 17,970 327 2

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Bluegrass Community and Technical College 2yr Public 1,287 40 3
2 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College 2yr Public 829 34 4
3 Jefferson Community and Technical College 2yr Public 1,080 33 3
4 Hopkinsville Community College 2yr Public 531 26 5
5 Brown Mackie College-Louisville 4yr Private For-Profit 508 25 5

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Louisville 4yr Public 2,702 89 3
2 University of Kentucky 4yr Public 3,735 50 1
3 Western Kentucky University 4yr Public 2,652 42 2
4 Eastern Kentucky University 4yr Public 2,259 30 1
5 Northern Kentucky University 4yr Public 1,980 19 1