LATINOS AND   HIGHER EDUCATION RETENTION RATE
HIGHER EDUCATION• Only 16% of Latinos in the U.S have a college  degree• Latino college completion rate is 35%• Very few L...
HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS• No higher education without secondary education• Latinos account for 21% of all high school dropouts...
REASONS• Family problems• Financial problems• Work• Pregnancy• Lack of support
ENROLLMENT• About 10% of Latino graduates pursue a higher  degree• National average is around 7.5%• Second highest ethnic ...
FINANCIAL AID• Cost of a bachelors degree <$100,000• Higher Education Act• Most Latinos live in poverty• The impossible be...
ILLEGAL LATINOS• 67% of Latinos born here in the U.S• More then half of all Latino immigrants illegal• No access to financ...
RESOURCES• Retention programs• Tutoring program• Special scolorships
REASONS• High costs• Lack of access to resources• Unfamiliar enviornment
THE RISE OF LATINOS• Latinos Ages 16- 24 dropping out of school have  been reduced from 35.2% in 1980 to 17.5% in 2009• La...
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Latinos and higher education

  1. 1. LATINOS AND HIGHER EDUCATION RETENTION RATE
  2. 2. HIGHER EDUCATION• Only 16% of Latinos in the U.S have a college degree• Latino college completion rate is 35%• Very few Latinos make it past college, even less continue their education
  3. 3. HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS• No higher education without secondary education• Latinos account for 21% of all high school dropouts• Highest of any ethnic group
  4. 4. REASONS• Family problems• Financial problems• Work• Pregnancy• Lack of support
  5. 5. ENROLLMENT• About 10% of Latino graduates pursue a higher degree• National average is around 7.5%• Second highest ethnic group right behind Asains
  6. 6. FINANCIAL AID• Cost of a bachelors degree <$100,000• Higher Education Act• Most Latinos live in poverty• The impossible becomes possible
  7. 7. ILLEGAL LATINOS• 67% of Latinos born here in the U.S• More then half of all Latino immigrants illegal• No access to financial aid
  8. 8. RESOURCES• Retention programs• Tutoring program• Special scolorships
  9. 9. REASONS• High costs• Lack of access to resources• Unfamiliar enviornment
  10. 10. THE RISE OF LATINOS• Latinos Ages 16- 24 dropping out of school have been reduced from 35.2% in 1980 to 17.5% in 2009• Latino population growing• Dropouts reducing, enrollment increasing• More available resources

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