Fast Facts

State Ranking

Nebraska had the 35th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
14%
State Population
10%

Median Age

Latino
23
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
13%
Total
37%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
34%
White
52%
Equity Gap
18%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
12%
White
17%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
12%
White
29%
Equity Gap
17%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Metropolitan Community College Area 2yr Public 18,518 1,365 7
2 Central Community College 2yr Public 7,521 841 11
3 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 4yr Public 19,345 817 4
4 University of Nebraska at Omaha 4yr Public 11,964 746 6
5 Bellevue University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 6,828 472 7

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Metropolitan Community College Area 2yr Public 1,460 70 5
2 Central Community College 2yr Public 658 40 6
3 Southeast Community College Area 2yr Public 1,459 40 3
4 Northeast Community College 2yr Public 672 33 5
5 Western Nebraska Community College 2yr Public 230 28 12

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 4yr Public 3,719 136 4
2 Bellevue University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 2,303 101 4
3 University of Nebraska at Omaha 4yr Public 2,172 82 4
4 Creighton University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,029 29 3
5 University of Nebraska at Kearney 4yr Public 788 25 3