Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success, enhancing our workforce, leadership, and economy.

We're Closing the Equity Gap in Latino College Completion

The Goal
6.1 M
The number of degrees Latinos will need to earn by 2020

How we can reach 6.1M degrees in 2020:

  • Improve the college completion rate
  • Increase the number of degrees earned
  • Implement programs that support the success of Latino and other students
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Informing Policies with Real Outcomes

We conduct research as a tool to frame our understanding about the condition of education for Latino students and the impact of institutional practices and on their success.

Five Factors that Influence Latino College Completion

Supporting Financially
Modeling W/Faculty
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Elevating Evidence-Based Programs that Accelerate Latino Achievement

Educators and policymakers are investing in programs accelerating Latino student success. We celebrate these programs.

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Collaborating with Leaders Committed to the Mission

We collaborate with institutions, communities, and organizations ready to engage and better serve Latinos for our common goals: a more educated citizenry, leadership and workforce.

Excelencia in Education is an invaluable resource for higher education leaders who understand that the success of America's Latino students is critical to our nation's future.
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
California Community Colleges
Through our national network, Excelencia in Action (E-Action), leaders can connect, share strategies with their peers, and shape the national agenda for student achievement.
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You + Excelencia = Success

There's power in numbers. Let's work together to serve Latinos in higher education and meet our shared mission.

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