Fast Facts

State Ranking

New Jersey had the 7th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
21%
State Population
19%

Median Age

Latino
30
White
44

Degree Attainment

Latino
21%
Total
41%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
29%
White
47%
Equity Gap
18%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
12%
White
18%
Equity Gap
6%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
10%
White
17%
Equity Gap
7%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Hudson County Community College 2yr Public 9,414 5,039 54
2 Passaic County Community College 2yr Public 10,012 4,683 47
3 Bergen Community College 2yr Public 17,271 4,453 26
4 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 4yr Public 31,268 3,567 11
5 Essex County College 2yr Public 12,532 3,360 27

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Hudson County Community College 2yr Public 852 480 56
2 Bergen Community College 2yr Public 1,972 461 23
3 Middlesex County College 2yr Public 1,467 395 27
4 Essex County College 2yr Public 1,270 281 22
5 Passaic County Community College 2yr Public 579 248 43

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 4yr Public 6,843 660 10
2 Montclair State University 4yr Public 3,144 657 21
3 Kean University 4yr Public 2,569 512 20
4 New Jersey City University 4yr Public 1,208 381 32
5 William Paterson University of New Jersey 4yr Public 1,987 366 18