Fast Facts

State Ranking

Tennessee had the 27th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
6%
State Population
5%

Median Age

Latino
25
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
29%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
44%
White
44%
Equity Gap
0%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
16%
White
18%
Equity Gap
2%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
11%
White
16%
Equity Gap
5%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Middle Tennessee State University 4yr Public 23,415 781 3
2 Austin Peay State University 4yr Public 10,020 561 6
3 The University of Tennessee 4yr Public 21,214 537 3
4 Vanderbilt University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 6,817 526 8
5 Southern Adventist University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 2,816 525 19

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Nashville State Community College 2yr Public 719 29 4
2 Pellissippi State Community College 2yr Public 1,103 28 3
3 Southwest Tennessee Community College 2yr Public 816 25 3
4 Chattanooga State Community College 2yr Public 897 25 3
5 Southern Adventist University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 166 24 15
6 Columbia State Community College 2yr Public 611 24 4

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Middle Tennessee State University 4yr Public 3,911 117 3
2 Vanderbilt University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 1,673 102 6
3 The University of Tennessee 4yr Public 4,578 95 2
4 Austin Peay State University 4yr Public 1,323 81 6
5 University of Memphis 4yr Public 2,724 60 2