Fast Facts

State Ranking

South Dakota had the 46th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
4%
State Population
3%

Median Age

Latino
22
White
40

Degree Attainment

Latino
21%
Total
36%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
40%
White
51%
Equity Gap
11%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
12%
White
20%
Equity Gap
8%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
13%
White
27%
Equity Gap
14%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of South Dakota 4yr Public 7,473 188 3
2 South Dakota State University 4yr Public 11,143 166 2
3 Black Hills State University 4yr Public 4,013 131 3
4 National American University-Rapid City 4yr Private For-Profit 1,999 111 6
5 Northern State University 4yr Public 2,880 59 2
6 Dakota State University 4yr Public 2,836 59 2

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of South Dakota 4yr Public 281 10 4
2 Southeast Technical Institute 2yr Public 598 9 2
3 National American University-Rapid City 4yr Private For-Profit 90 5 6
4 Mount Marty College 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 26 4 15
5 Globe University-Sioux Falls 4yr Private For-Profit 79 3 4
6 Mitchell Technical Institute 2yr Public 325 3 1

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 South Dakota State University 4yr Public 1,844 16 1
2 University of South Dakota 4yr Public 875 12 1
3 Black Hills State University 4yr Public 478 11 2
4 National American University-Rapid City 4yr Private For-Profit 159 9 6
5 Northern State University 4yr Public 309 7 2