Learn about programs with proven practices accelerating Latino student success in higher education.
Through Examples of Excelencia, Excelencia in Education recognizes selected programs in higher education at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Graduate levels as well as at Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). The compendium contains one-page program summary of the four 2017 Examples of Excelencia and the 15 finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education.
In 2015-16, there were 472 HSIs located in 19 states and Puerto Rico. These institutions represented 14% of all institutions of higher education an d enrolled 64% of Latino undergraduates.
Excelencia in Education has conducted analysis on HSIs since 2004 and annually releases the list of institutions meeting the basic definition every year.
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