Fast Facts

State Ranking

Massachusetts had the 16th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
14%
State Population
10%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
42

Degree Attainment

Latino
22%
Total
47%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
44%
White
59%
Equity Gap
15%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
21%
Equity Gap
6%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
18%
White
26%
Equity Gap
8%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Bunker Hill Community College 2yr Public 12,934 3,154 24
2 Northern Essex Community College 2yr Public 7,036 2,112 30
3 Middlesex Community College 2yr Public 9,840 1,532 16
4 Springfield Technical Community College 2yr Public 6,899 1,502 22
5 Boston University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 18,140 1,488 8

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Bunker Hill Community College 2yr Public 962 160 17
2 Springfield Technical Community College 2yr Public 800 124 16
3 Northern Essex Community College 2yr Public 683 117 17
4 Middlesex Community College 2yr Public 1,052 112 11
5 North Shore Community College 2yr Public 883 106 12

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Boston University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 4,117 323 8
2 University of Massachusetts Amherst 4yr Public 5,203 242 5
3 University of Massachusetts-Boston 4y r Public 2,109 194 9
4 Northeastern University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 3,793 189 5
5 University of Massachusetts-Lowell 4yr Public 1,836 160 9