Fast Facts

State Ranking

Texas had the 2nd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
48%
State Population
38%

Median Age

Latino
27
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
32%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
39%
White
43%
Equity Gap
4%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
18%
Equity Gap
1%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
15%
White
22%
Equity Gap
7%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 South Texas College 4yr Public 29,604 26,857 91
2 El Paso Community College 2yr Public 30,723 26,178 85
3 Houston Community College 2yr Public 63,015 18,912 30
4 Lone Star College System 2yr Public 63,029 18,800 30
5 The University of Texas at El Paso 4yr Public 18,975 15,340 81

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 El Paso Community College 2yr Public 3,790 3,244 86
2 South Texas College 4yr Public 2,292 2,138 93
3 Lone Star College System 2yr Public 4,208 1,135 27
4 San Jacinto Community College 2yr Public 2,840 1,014 36
5 Houston Community College 2yr Public 3,860 975 25

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 The University of Texas at El Paso 4yr Public 3,047 2,413 79
2 The University of Texas - Pan American 4yr Public 2,502 2,228 89
3 The University of Texas at San Antonio 4yr Public 4,225 1,919 45
4 The University of Texas at Austin 4yr Public 8,821 1,599 18
5 University of Houston 4yr Public 5,414 1,399 25