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September 4, 2018
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ELAC Ranks #2 out of Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics

The Hispanic Outlook on Education ® (HO) is a national monthly magazine dedicated to exploring issues related to Hispanics on education. HO has provided a pipeline delivering nationwide news about multicultural accomplishments and challenges in classrooms for more than 28 years. Their August/September 2018 issue lists the top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics in the nation. According to this issue, available for download on the HO website, ELAC ranks #2 nationally out of the top 100 community colleges in the country for Hispanics. The top ten ranked colleges on the list are shown in the table below.

HONORS AND OVATIONS
TOTAL ENROLLMENT 2-YEAR INSTITUTIONS 2016

Total Enrollment 2-Year Institutions 2016 State Total Hispanics Latino Latina % Hispanics
1. Lone Star College System TX 71,551 27,160 11,267 15,893 38%
2. East Los Angeles College CA 36,970 26,072 11,302 14,770 71%
3. El Paso Community College TX 29,460 25,141 10,875 14,266 85%
4. Houston Community College TX 57,032 19,050 8,069 10,981 33%
5. Mt San Antonio College CA 29,446 18,364 8,329 10,035 62%
6. Tarrant County College District TX 51,350 16,570 6,754 9,816 32%
7. San Jacinto Community College TX 28,998 15,839 6,734 9,105 55%
8. Cerritos College CA 20,979 15,067 6,749 8,318 72%
9. Austin Community College District TX 41,543 14,840 6,380 8,460 36%
10. Long Beach City College CA 24,704 14,465 6,323 8,142 59%