Fast Facts

State Ranking

South Carolina had the 29th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
7%
State Population
5%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
42

Degree Attainment

Latino
17%
Total
33%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
35%
White
46%
Equity Gap
11%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
20%
Equity Gap
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
9%
White
21%
Equity Gap
12%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of South Carolina-Columbia 4yr Public 22,556 811 4
2 Greenville Technical College 2yr Public 14,453 773 5
3 Trident Technical College 2yr Public 16,781 594 4
4 Clemson University 4yr Public 15,836 363 2
5 College of Charleston 4yr Public 10,461 352 3

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Greenville Technical College 2yr Public 1,223 45 4
2 Midlands Technical College 2yr Public 1,144 35 3
3 Trident Technical College 2yr Public 1,250 33 3
4 Horry-Georgetown Technical College 2yr Public 867 26 3
5 Spartanburg Community College 2yr Public 509 17 3

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of South Carolina-Columbia 4yr Public 4,556 152 3
2 Clemson University 4yr Public 3,441 63 2
3 College of Charleston 4yr Public 2,114 60 3
4 University of South Carolina-Upstate 4yr Public 1,092 49 5
5 Coastal Carolina University 4yr Public 1,399 46 3