August 25, 2011

Hispanic College Enrollment Grows Sharply

Increase in the Hispanic population, ages 18-24, from 2009 to 2010: 7%.

Increase in Hispanics enrolled in college, ages 18-24, from 2009 to 2010: 24%.

Those numbers are from a new Pew Hispanic Center analysis of Census Bureau data from the Current Population Survey. According to the analysis, a record 1.8 million Hispanics, ages 18-24, were enrolled in college in October 2010.