Fast Facts

State Ranking

Louisiana had the 31st largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
4%
State Population
5%

Median Age

Latino
29
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
22%
Total
26%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
35%
White
42%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
19%
White
26%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
14%
White
24%
Equity Gap
10%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Delgado Community College 2yr Public 20,436 1,474 7
2 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 4yr Public 23,977 1,000 4
3 University of New Orleans 4yr Public 8,263 683 8
4 Southeastern Louisiana University 4yr Public 14,061 488 4
5 University of Louisiana at Lafayette 4yr Public 15,321 397 3

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Delgado Community College 2yr Public 1,253 78 6
2 Bossier Parish Community College 2yr Public 630 20 3
3 Northwestern State University of Louisiana 4yr Public 869 15 2
4 Tulane University of Louisiana 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 57 8 14
5 ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose 4yr Private For-Profit 172 8 5

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 4yr Public 4,600 180 4
2 University of New Orleans 4yr Public 1,405 104 7
3 Tulane University of Louisiana 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,575 65 4
4 Loyola University-New Orleans 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 546 54 10
5 Southeastern Louisiana University 4yr Public 1,966 50 3