UT still ahead of national Hispanic enrollment and graduation rates
Hispanics became the largest minority group on four-year college campuses in 2011, but have been the largest minority group on UT Austin campus since Fall 2006. UT’s Hispanic enrollment rate surpasses the national rate by almost 5%. The university’s percentage of bachelor degrees awarded to Hispanics is double the national percentage. Some Hispanics who come to UT are first generation students who experience struggles, but academic, scholarship and social programs help encourage these students to graduate.