Although strides have been made in the past 10 years and Latino male college enrollment has increased by 75 percent, they still lag behind their peers in both enrollment and completion. This brief provides a summary of Latino males in postsecondary education and examples of programs increasing Latino males’ success.
New analysis highlights state policy efforts that may help, hinder or need to be reexamined to close equity gaps in college completion for Latinos in three targeted states—California, Colorado, Texas. Supported by the Ford Foundation, analysis was conducted in collaboration with The Campaign for College Opportunity (CA), Metropolitan State...
These fact sheets share information on the top institutions where the highest concentrations of Latinos are graduating with associate, bachelor, master’s, first professional and doctoral degrees.
For the U.S. to regain the top ranking in the world for college degree attainment, Latinos will need to earn 5.5 million more degrees by 2020.
This release includes 53 separate fact sheets on the current status of Latino college completion in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the nation and is a...
Central Appalachia is not frequently considered when talking about the growth in the Latino population in the United States; however, some of the states in this region have the fastest growing Latino populations in the country.
The Rio Grande Valley (RGV) is a community with great assets including a significant population of Latino students, major institutions of higher education, and nationally recognized educational leaders. But it is also a community where the median family income is $30,000 a year, which is 14% lower than the state average.
To inform and support state-level, institutional and community actions to increase Latino college completion, Excelencia in Education released an executive summary and research-based fact sheets detailing the current status of Latino college attainment in all 50 states and the country.
The Roadmap for Ensuring America's Future is a tool for stimulating and facilitating dialogue in communities across the nation about action needed to increase degree attainment generally, and Latino degree attainment specifically.
Achieving the nation's educational attainment goals is impossible without significant improvements in the postsecondary completion rates of Latino students.