Latino College Completion: New Mexico
New Mexico had the 9th largest Latino population in the U.S.
In New Mexico, over half of the K-12 population was Latino.
The median age of Latinos in New Mexico is 29, compared to 40 for White, non-Hispanics.
In New Mexico, 21% of Latino adults (25 to 64 years old) had earned an associate degree or higher, compared to 33% of all adults.
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EXAMPLES OF WHAT WORKS FOR LATINO STUDENTS
The following are examples of institutional programs in New Mexico with evidence of effectiveness in serving Latino students nominated for Examples of Excelencia.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) – New Mexico State University Learn More
Engaging Latino Communities in Education (ENLACE) – University of New Mexico 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 NEW MEXICO
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Learn More
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