Higher Education


    Level of Education

    4.7 million

    The number of Hispanics, 25 and older, who had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2015, representing 15% of the Hispanic American population.
    Source: 2015 Education Survey
    - https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/15_1YR/B15002I


    1.5 million

    Number of Hispanics 25 and older with advanced degrees in 2015 (e.g., master’s, professional, doctorate).
    Source: 2015 Education Survey

    - https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.org/%20https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/15_1YR/B15002I


    20.5%

    The percentage of civilian employed Hispanics or Latinos 16 and older who worked in management, business, science and arts occupations in 2015.
    Source: 2015 Hispanic Population Profile
    https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/ACS/15_1YR/S0201//popgroup~400|401|402|403|404|405|406|407|408|409|410|411|412|413|414|415|416|417|418|420|422|423|424


    2

    The number of Hispanic American Nobel Prize Winners. American laureates include Luis Alvarez (Physics) and Baruj Benacerraf (Physiology or Medicine).
    - http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1968/alvarez-bio.html
    - http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1980/benacerraf-bio.html


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