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2019 Seal of Excelencia

Institutions that strive for, and most particularly those that earn the Seal of Excelencia, have demonstrated their capacity to grow our country’s highly-skilled workforce and develop leaders —in other words, these institutions are ensuring America’s future.

Deborah Santiago, CEO, Excelencia in Education

Institutions Earning the Seal

Excelencia in Education recognized academic institutions that have earned a new national and comprehensive certification for intentionally serving Latino students and for demonstrating positive student outcomes. These nine institutions enrolled and graduated about 5% of all Latino students and directly contributed to helping meet our national degree completion goals.

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These institutions met the following criteria:

  • Positive momentum for Latino student progress,
  • Evidence of effectiveness and intentionality in institutional practices serving Latino students,
  • Alignment of data and practice in serving Latino students, and,
  • Strategies in leadership that clearly articulate institutional focus on advancing Latino student success. 

Below is the list of institutions that earned the Seal of Excelencia credential in 2019.


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Arizona State University-West Main Campus

Arizona State University - AZ

Austin Community College - Rio Grande Campus

Austin Community College - TX

California State University - Channel Islands

California State University Channel Islands - CA

El Paso Community College - Aerial View

El Paso Community College - TX

Florida International University

Florida International University - FL

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University - MI

South Texas College - Student Support Bldg

South Texas College - TX

University of Arizona

University of Arizona - AZ

University of Texas - El Paso

University of Texas at El Paso - TX