Latino College Completion: California
California had the largest Latino population in the U.S.
In California, half of the K-12 population was Latino.
The median age of Latinos in California is 27, compared to 38 for White, non-Hispanics.
In California, 16% of Latino adults (25 to 64 years old) had earned an associate degree or higher, compared to 39% of all adults.
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EXAMPLES OF WHAT WORKS FOR LATINO STUDENTS
The following are examples of institutional programs in California with evidence of effectiveness in serving Latino students nominated for Examples of Excelencia.
Puente Project – The University of California Learn More
The Enlace Program – Evergreen Valley College Learn More
Click here to access Excelencia in Education’s Growing What Works database for more information on institutional programs improving Latino student success in higher education across the country.
ENSURING AMERICA'S FUTURE PARTNERS IN CALIFORNIA
California Community Colleges, Chancellors Office Learn More
California State University System Learn More
Campaign for College Opportunity Learn More
College Board Learn More
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Learn More
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Learn More
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education Learn More
Nexus Research and Policy Center Learn More
University of California System Learn More
Univision Learn More
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