Dramatic gains in Latino college enrollment

Even as the Dream Act languishes and states like Georgia take a hostile view on undocumented students, the world is changing underneath our feet.

From Inside Higher Ed:

Latino enrollments in higher education passed several milestones in 2011, according to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center:

  • Latino students are now the largest minority group among four-year college and university students.
  • Latino students now make up one quarter of community college enrollments.
  • Total Latino enrollment has passed 2 million students, or 16.5 percent of all college enrollments.

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