Fast Facts

State Ranking

Washington had the 12th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
18%
State Population
12%

Median Age

Latino
24
White
41

Degree Attainment

Latino
19%
Total
41%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
42%
White
55%
Equity Gap
13%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
18%
White
23%
Equity Gap
5%

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 Washington, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Washington State University 4yr Public 22,763 1,804 8
2 University of Washington-Seattle Campus 4yr Public 29,022 1,797 6
3 Yakima Valley Community College 2yr Public 4,232 1,659 39
4 Columbia Basin College 4yr Public 6,405 1,613 25
5 Eastern Washington University 4yr Public 10,899 1,089 10

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Columbia Basin College 4yr Public 1,070 226 21
2 Yakima Valley Community College 2yr Public 699 206 30
3 Wenatchee Valley College 2yr Public 730 135 19
4 Big Bend Community College 2yr Public 464 122 26
5 Bellevue College 4yr Public 1,959 88 5

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Washington-Seattle Campus 4yr Public 7,887 428 5
2 Washington State University 4yr Public 5,297 327 6
3 Eastern Washington University 4yr Public 2,182 181 8
4 Central Washington University 4yr Public 2,505 176 7
5 Western Washington University 4yr Public 3,195 174 5