Fast Facts

State Ranking

North Carolina had the 11th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
12%
State Population
9%

Median Age

Latino
25
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
35%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
45%
White
51%
Equity Gap
6%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
21%
Equity Gap
6%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
10%
White
24%
Equity Gap
14%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 4yr Public 18,430 1,688 9
2 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 4yr Public 20,283 1,306 6
3 Wake Technical Community College 2yr Public 19,158 1,266 7
4 Central Piedmont Community College 2yr Public 19,840 1,220 6
5 Fayetteville Technical Community College 2yr Public 11,737 997 9

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Central Piedmont Community College 2yr Public 1,634 110 7
2 Wake Technical Community College 2yr Public 1,444 79 6
3 Fayetteville Technical Community College 2yr Public 733 66 9
4 Guilford Technical Community College 2yr Public 1,122 50 5
5 Coastal Carolina Community College 2yr Public 604 45 8

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 4yr Public 4,445 354 8
2 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 4yr Public 3,964 189 5
3 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 4yr Public 2,958 122 4
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 4yr Public 5,464 119 2
5 University of North Carolina Wilmington 4yr Public 2,715 104 4