Latino College Completion - Maryland

Overview
  • Latino adults have a lower degree attainment than all adults in Maryland.

  • Latino students have a lower graduation rate compared to Whites in Maryland.

  • The top institution graduating Hispanics in Maryland awarded degrees to a little over 500 Hispanics.

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

25%
Of Latino adults (25 and over) had earned an associate degree or higher
VS
45%
of all adults

Maryland Fast Facts

Maryland had the 17th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

13%
K-12 Population
10%
Total Population

Median Age

29
Latinos
44
White

Graduation Rates

Latino
44%
White
56%
Equity Gap =
12%

Completion Per 100 FTE

Latino
19%
White
24%
Equity Gap =
5%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
17%
White
28%
Equity Gap =
11%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Montgomery College Public, 2-year 25,517 5,440 21%
2 University of Maryland-University College Public, 4-year 35,154 3,859 11%
3 University of Maryland-College Park Public, 4-year 27,056 2,490 9%
4 Prince George's Community College Public, 2-year 13,678 1,340 10%
5 Towson University Public, 4-year 18,807 1,115 6%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Montgomery College Public, 2-year 2,662 492 18%
2 University of Maryland-University College Public, 4-year 1,095 171 16%
3 Anne Arundel Community College Public, 2-year 1,852 110 6%
4 The Community College of Baltimore County Public, 2-year 2,200 79 4%
5 Howard Community College Public, 2-year 1,165 73 6%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Maryland-College Park Public, 4-year 7,166 614 9%
2 University of Maryland-University College Public, 4-year 5,102 535 10%
3 Towson University Public, 4-year 4,422 228 5%
4 Johns Hopkins University Private, Non-Profit, 4-year 1,714 155 9%
5 University of Maryland-Baltimore County Public, 4-year 2,432 134 6%

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).