Although strides have been made in the past 10 years and Latino male college enrollment has increased by 75 percent, they still lag behind their peers in both enrollment and completion. This brief provides a summary of Latino males in postsecondary education and examples of programs increasing Latino males’ success.

Research suggests that diversity on campus—both student diversity and faculty diversity—benefits all students by providing diverse perspectives and expanding cultural competencies for all students and contributing to the persistence and degree attainment of students of color.

Pathway programs align academic and student support services through transitions between educational institutions, which can increase students’ persistence to degree attainment. This brief explores how pathways serve Latino students and provides examples of programs.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degrees are a key focus for many communities to address workforce needs. Yet less than 10 percent of STEM degrees and certificates awarded annually are to Latinos. To increase Latino representation in STEM jobs, colleges need to recruit, retain, and graduate more Latino STEM students.

The 2016 Examples of Excelencia 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 4 Examples of Excelencia and the 16 finalist programs making a positive difference in the...

Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enroll over 60 percent of Latino undergraduates and generally enroll a high enrollment of needy students with relatively limited resources. The federal government has funded the development of HSIs since 1995 to expand and enhance their capacity, quality, and the educational achievement of their Latinos and...

This 2016 fact sheet profiles the status of Latino males in higher education. While college enrollment among Latino males continues to increase, they still lag behind Latino females in college enrollment — a disparity that increases as the level of higher education increases.

Learn more about nationally recognized programs that are making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. These programs do not serve Latino students exclusively, but do disaggregate their data and can demonstrate success with Latino students.

The 2015 Examples of Excelencia 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 4 Examples of Excelencia, the finalist programs, and the honorable mention programs...

The fact sheets in this section offer information on Latinos throughout the higher education pipeline. Additional information is provided on selected groups within higher education.

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