Thursday, August 23, 2012

Hispanics Are The Largest Minority Group In US Colleges: Record 16.5 Percent Of Enrollment

From Pew Research Center "Now Largest Minority Group on Four-Year College Campuses: Hispanic Student Enrollments Reach New Highs in 2011" by Richard Fry and Mark Hugo Lopez:
For the first time, the number of 18- to 24-year-old Hispanics enrolled in college exceeded 2 million and reached a record 16.5% share of all college enrollments. 2 Hispanics are the largest minority group on the nation’s college campuses, a milestone first achieved last year.

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