10 Colleges With the Most Hispanic Students

These universities attract Latino students.

Almost every college strives for a diverse student body, but some institutions do better than others with enrolling certain minority groups. Of the 10 colleges with the highest percentage of Hispanic students, most are located in Texas or California, though one Florida school appears on the list. Considering enrollment data, it should come as no surprise that those three states also have the largest Hispanic populations in the U.S. Here are the 10 schools that had the highest percentage of Hispanic, degree-seeking undergraduates in fall 2018, according to data collected by U.S. News in an annual survey.

California State University–Dominguez Hills

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 13,709

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 65%

School rank and category: 72 (tie), Regional Universities (West)

Learn more about California State University–Dominguez Hills.

California State University–San Bernardino

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 17,854

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 65%

School rank and category: 41 (tie), Regional Universities (West)

Learn more about California State University–San Bernardino.

Florida International University

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 41,800

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 67%

School rank and category: 218 (tie), National Universities

Learn more about Florida International University.

St. Mary’s University of San Antonio

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 2,354

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 67%

School rank and category: 10 (tie), Regional Universities (West)

Learn more about St. Mary’s University of San Antonio.

California State University–Los Angeles

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 23,942

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 68%

School rank and category: 31 (tie), Regional Universities (West)

Learn more about California State University–Los Angeles.

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 5,811

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 72%

School rank and category: 293-381, National Universities

Learn more about Texas A&M University–Kingsville.

Our Lady of the Lake University (TX)

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 1,383

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 76%

School rank and category: 293-381, National Universities

Learn more about Our Lady of the Lake University.

University of Texas–El Paso

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 21,291

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 84%

School rank and category: 293-381, National Universities

Learn more about the University of Texas–El Paso.

University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 24,596

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 91%

School rank and category: 293-381, National Universities

Learn more about the University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley.

Texas A&M International University

Total degree-seeking undergraduates: 6,962

Percentage of those students who are Hispanic: 95%

School rank and category: 58 (tie), Regional Universities (West)

Learn more about Texas A&M International University.

Learn more about diverse campuses.

Discover other schools that also enroll a diverse student population, and learn how to research a college’s faculty diversity. For more advice and information on how to select a college, connect with U.S. News Education on Twitter and Facebook.

Schools with most Hispanic students

— Texas A&M International University: 95%

— University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley: 91%

— University of Texas–El Paso: 84%

— Our Lady of the Lake University: 76%

— Texas A&M University–Kingsville: 72%

— California State University–Los Angeles: 68%

— Florida International University: 67%

— St. Mary’s University of San Antonio: 67%

— California State University–Dominguez Hills: 65%

— California State University–San Bernardino: 65%

More from U.S. News

Consider Test-Optional Schools as a Minority Applicant

5 Questions Minority Applicants Should Ask During a Campus Visit

Graduate Education Programs Lead in Attracting Latinos

10 Colleges With the Most Hispanic Students originally appeared on usnews.com

Update 05/27/20: This slideshow has been updated to reflect ranks and data from the 2020 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.

Related Categories:

Latest News

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up