Latino College Completion - Michigan

Overview
  • Latino students have a lower graduation rate compared to White non-Hispanic students.

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

  • The median age for Latinos is significantly lower than the media age for White non-Hispanics in Michigan.

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

24%
Of Latino adults (25 and over) had earned an associate degree or higher
VS
37%
of all adults

Michigan Fast Facts

Michigan had the 22nd largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

8%
K-12 Population
5%
Total Population

Median Age

25
Latinos
43
White

Graduation Rates

Latino
36%
White
48%
Equity Gap =
12%

Completion Per 100 FTE

Latino
19%
White
23%
Equity Gap =
4%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
21%
White
23%
Equity Gap =
2%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Grand Rapids Community College Public, 2-year 15,668 1,541 10%
2 Michigan State University Public, 4-year 38,786 1,475 4%
3 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Public, 4-year 28,395 1,209 4%
4 Lansing Community College Public, 2-year 16,031 1,107 7%
5 Grand Valley State University Public, 4-year 21,636 979 5%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Grand Rapids Community College Public, 2-year 2,144 134 6%
2 Lansing Community College Public, 2-year 1,778 124 7%
3 Washtenaw Community College Public, 2-year 1,137 114 10%
4 Baker College Private, Non-Profit, 4-year 2,990 106 4%
5 Delta College Public, 2-year 1,510 85 6%

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

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Public, 4-year 7,091 299 4%
2 Michigan State University Public, 4-year 8,299 272 3%
3 Western Michigan University Public, 4-year 3,768 176 5%
4 Grand Valley State University Public, 4-year 4,324 174 4%
5 Wayne State University Public, 4-year 3,180 126 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).