Over half of all Latino undergraduate students in higher education are enrolled in 10% of institutions in the United States identified as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).
As the Latino population continues to grow, the number of Latino college-bound students and the number of HSIs are also projected to grow. Therefore HSIs play a critical role in Latino students' access to higher education throughout the United States.
Excelencia in Education works with HSIs and has conducted research and analysis on this group of institutions since 2004.
In December 2012, released the following brief that examined the program focus of HSIs receiving federal funds under the Title V-DHSI capacity building program within a six-year period. This brief was offered to inform policy discussions about federal support to increase institutional capacity, academic quality, and student success.
In September 2012, released the following analysis on HSIs to inform the work of those in higher education looking to address and improve Latino student success in higher education:
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