Fast Facts

State Ranking

Pennsylvania had the 13th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
9%
State Population
6%

Median Age

Latino
25
White
43

Degree Attainment

Latino
19%
Total
34%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
51%
White
61%
Equity Gap
10%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
16%
White
21%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
17%
White
22%
Equity Gap
5%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Northampton County Area Community College 2yr Public 11,350 1,981 18
2 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 4yr Public 38,954 1,956 5
3 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 2yr Public 22,595 1,853 8
4 Temple University 4yr Public 27,710 1,217 4
5 Reading Area Community College 2yr Public 5,175 1,182 23

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Northampton County Area Community College 2yr Public 1,222 161 13
2 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 2yr Public 2,020 147 7
3 YTI Career Institute-York 2yr Private For-Profit 645 82 13
4 Community College of Philadelphia 2yr Public 1,798 79 4
5 Berks Technical Institute 2yr Private For-Profit 298 77 26

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Pennsylvania State University-Main 4yr Public 10,970 416 4
2 Temple University 4yr Public 5,866 247 4
3 University of Pennsylvania 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 2,841 173 6
4 Villanova University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,748 121 7
5 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania 4yr Public 1,812 99 6