Fast Facts

State Ranking

Virginia had the 15th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
10%
State Population
8%

Median Age

Latino
27
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
27%
Total
41%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
46%
White
55%
Equity Gap
9%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
16%
White
20%
Equity Gap
4%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
18%
White
27%
Equity Gap
9%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Northern Virginia Community College 2yr Public 50,044 8,385 17
2 George Mason University 4yr Public 20,782 2,122 10
3 Tidewater Community College 2yr Public 32,101 1,807 6
4 Virginia Commonwealth University 4yr Public 23,498 1,455 6
5 Liberty University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 40,355 1,447 4

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Northern Virginia Community College 2yr Public 5,452 749 14
2 Tidewater Community College 2yr Public 2,923 146 5
3 Liberty University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 657 52 8
4 ITT Technical Institute-Springfield 4yr Private For-Profit 249 49 20
5 Thomas Nelson Community College 2yr Public 879 47 5

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 George Mason University 4yr Public 4,718 455 10
2 Liberty University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 5,874 242 4
3 Virginia Commonwealth University 4yr Public 4,625 233 5
4 Old Dominion University 4yr Public 3,715 174 5
5 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 4yr Public 5,825 171 3