Latino College Completion - Indiana

Overview
  • The median age for White non-Hispanics is almost double the median age for Hispanics in Indiana.

  • Latino students have a low graduation rate compared to White non-Hispanics in Indiana.

  • There is only one two-year institution in the top 5 enrolling Hispanic students.

To find out more, scroll below.

  

Degree Attainment for Latino Students (2015-2016), Indiana

17%
Of Latino adults (25 and over) had earned an associate degree or higher
VS
33%
of all adults

Indiana Fast Facts

Indiana had the 21st largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

11%
K-12 Population
7%
Total Population

Median Age

25
Latinos
40
White

Graduation Rates

Latino
42%
White
52%
Equity Gap =
10%

Completion Per 100 FTE

Latino
17%
White
23%
Equity Gap =
6%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
20%
White
25%
Equity Gap =
5%

Enrolling: Top Institutions (Hispanic Undergraduates) in Indiana, 2015-2016

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Ivy Tech Community College Public, 2-year 91,179 5,533 6%
2 Indiana University-Bloomington Public, 4-year 36,419 1,672 5%
3 Purdue University-Calumet Campus Public, 4-year 8,491 1,391 16%
4 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Public, 4-year 22,525 1,269 6%
5 Purdue University-Main Campus Public, 4-year 30,237 1,269 4%

Associates Degrees: Top Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in Indiana, 2015-2016

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Ivy Tech Community College Public, 2-year 9,954 380 4%
2 Vincennes University Public, 4-year 1,707 52 3%
3 ITT Technical Institute-Merrillville Private, For-profit, 4-year 106 16 15%
4 Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion Private, Non-Profit, 4-year 682 16 2%
5 Indiana Institute of Technology Private, Non-Profit, 4-year 240 15 6%

Bachelors Degrees: Top Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in Indiana, 2015-2016

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Indiana University-Bloomington Public, 4-year 7,339 318 4%
2 Purdue University-Main Campus Public, 4-year 7,182 261 4%
3 Purdue University-Calumet Campus Public, 4-year 1,497 223 15%
4 University of Notre Dame Private, Non-Profit, 4-year 2,128 194 9%
5 Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Public, 4-year 3,922 152 4%

Examples of What Works for Latino Students

Here are some institutions showing success in enrolling, retaining, and graduating Latino students:

Sources

U.S. Census Bureau, Annual Estimates of the Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States, States, and Counties: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 , PEPSR6H, Release Date: June 2017; Retrieved August 2017, www.census.gov.

U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey. American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.

U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, and Degree Attainment.

Excelencia in Education analysis using: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS): Fall 2014 Enrollment (final release January 2017), Completion Rates July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 (provisional release), Graduation Rates as of August 31, 2015 (provisional release), and 12-Month Unduplicated Headcount -2014-15 (provisional release).