Hispanics in College
"Advancing in Higher Education: A Portrait of Latino College Freshmen at Four-Year Institutions, 1975-2006"
The income disparity between Latino and non-Hispanic white students entering four-year colleges and universities has quadrupled over the past three decades, according to a new report from the University of California, Los Angeles.
The difference in median household income grew from about $8,000 in 1975 to nearly $33,000 in 2006, says the report from the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
The report also highlights that even as the number of Latino students entering four-year institutions has risen, the proportion of Latino males to females has declined sharply. In 1975, 57 percent of Latino freshmen were men, compared with 39 percent in 2006.
Vol. 28, Issue 09, Page 5
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