More Latinos Going to College, But They Aren't Graduating

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California is home to more than 14.5 million Latinos, yet only 11 percent of them are college graduates. This, despite the fact that last year saw a record number of Latinos enrolled in California community colleges or universities.

Although seven in 10 Latino high school graduates were accepted to a college or university -- surpassing white students for the first time -- only 11 percent get their college diploma, according to a new study released by The Campaign for College Opportunity, titled "The State of Latinos in Higher Education in California.

The reasons Latinos aren't finishing college are varied but one thing is clear: it isn't due to a lack of support from their families: Some 83 percent of Latino parents say they expect their children to get a university degree.

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