Fast Facts

State Ranking

Rhode Island had the 38th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
20%
State Population
13%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
43

Degree Attainment

Latino
15%
Total
39%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
44%
White
59%
Equity Gap
15%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
14%
White
21%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
14%
White
30%
Equity Gap
16%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Community College of Rhode Island 2yr Public 17,893 2,757 15
2 University of Rhode Island 4yr Public 13,219 980 7
3 Johnson & Wales University-Providence 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 9,756 809 8
4 Rhode Island College 4yr Public 7,762 710 9
5 Brown University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 6,380 605 10

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Community College of Rhode Island 2yr Public 1,545 126 8
2 New England Institute of Technology 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 983 64 7
3 Johnson & Wales University-Providence 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,004 59 6

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Brown University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,603 149 9
2 Johnson & Wales University-Providence 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,732 133 8
3 University of Rhode Island 4yr Public 2,614 130 5
4 Rhode Island College 4yr Public 1,307 90 7
5 Roger Williams University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 872 39 5