Fast Facts

State Ranking

West Virginia had the 47th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
2%
State Population
1%

Median Age

Latino
26
White
42

Degree Attainment

Latino
28%
Total
24%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
33%
White
42%
Equity Gap
9%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
10%
White
14%
Equity Gap
4%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
73%
White
16%
Equity Gap
-57%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 West Virginia University 4yr Public 22,711 649 3
2 Marshall University 4yr Public 10,053 170 2
3 Blue Ridge Community & Technical College 2yr Public 4,317 145 3
4 Mountain State University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 4,209 131 3
5 Shepherd University 4yr Public 4,240 116 3

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Blue Ridge Community & Technical College 2yr Public 376 11 3
2 Mountain State University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 258 4 2
3 Pierpont Community & Technical College 2yr Public 334 4 1
4 Mountwest Community & Technical College 2yr Public 331 3 1
5 West Virginia Northern Community College 2yr Public 281 3 1

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 West Virginia University 4yr Public 4,204 102 2
2 Mountain State University 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 772 33 4
3 Shepherd University 4yr Public 659 20 3
4 Marshall University 4yr Public 1,553 18 1
5 West Virginia Wesleyan College 4yr Private Not-For-Profit 285 8 3