- Author: nbcnews.com
Low rates of Latino college completion persist in states with high numbers of Hispanics, despite a narrowing of the gap in the graduation rates of traditional Latino and non-white Latino college students, according to a report by Excelencia in Education..
The gap dropped to 9 percent in 2014 from 14 percent in 2012 among those who entered college as first time, full-time undergraduates, according to the report.
But it's a different story when part-time students, which account for almost half of Hispanic students, are included. In California, home to the largest number of the country's Hispanics,...
- Author: American Institutes for Research
Hispanics and African Americans are more likely to go into debt while earning a doctorate in the sciences than their white and Asian counterparts, according to an issue brief by experts at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). The disparity is largest for African Americans, who are twice as likely to accrue more than $30,000 in debt.
"The Price of a Science PhD: Variations in Student Debt Levels Across Disciplines and Race/Ethnicity" examines debt accrued by those who were U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents when they...