Fast Facts

State Ranking

Utah had the 22nd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
16%
State Population
13%

Median Age

Latino
24
White
30

Degree Attainment

Latino
16%
Total
39%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
36%
White
48%
Equity Gap
12%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
12%
White
19%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
12%
White
41%
Equity Gap
29%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Salt Lake Community College 2yr Public 33,420 3,746 11
2 Utah Valley University 4yr Public 33,246 2,947 9
3 University of Utah 4yr Public 24,297 1,784 7
4 Weber State University 4yr Public 24,617 1,542 6
5 Brigham Young University-Provo 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 30,684 1,449 5

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Salt Lake Community College 2yr Public 3,550 266 8
2 Utah Valley University 4yr Public 1,831 104 6
3 Weber State University 4yr Public 1,997 74 4
4 Dixie State College of Utah 4yr Public 1,131 54 5
5 Stevens-Henager College-Murray 4yr Private For-Profit 421 43 10

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Brigham Young University-Provo 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 7,026 293 4
2 University of Utah 4yr Public 4,919 284 6
3 Utah State University 4yr Public 3,371 167 5
4 Western Governors University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 3,608 162 5
5 Utah Valley University 4yr Public 2,612 159 6