Since 2005, Excelencia in Education has recognized programs that accelerate Latino student success in higher education. The programs listed below are evidence-based efforts found across the country. If you are interested in more programs that help accelerate Latino student success, explore our Growing What Works database or contact our program manager, Andres Quintanilla:

Associate Level - Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program, Northern Virginia Community College (VA)
Baccalaureate Level - Bachelor of Social Work, St. Augustine College (IL)
Graduate Level - EPOCHS: Enhancing Postbaccalaureate Opportunities at CSUF for Hispanic Students,  California State University-Fullerton (CA)
Community-Based Organization - College Success Program,  Barrio Logan College Institute (CA)
Associate Level - Early College High Schools Program, South Texas College (TX)
Baccalaureate Level - STEM Program, Fresno Pacific University (CA)
Graduate Level - Hispanic Center of Excellence , University of Illinois College of Medicine (IL)
Community-Based Organization - Nine-Week Parent Engagement in Education Program, Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) (CA)
Associate Level - Express to Success Program, Santa Barbara City College (CA)
Baccalaureate Level - Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES), The University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
Graduate Level - Graduate Support Center, University of the Incarnate Word (TX)
Community-Based Organization - Supporting Our Leaders (SOL) Youth Program, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan (MI)
Associate Level - Math Jam, Cañada College (CA)
Baccalaureate Level - Student Employment Initiative, The University of Texas at Brownsville (TX) Graduate Level - Cooperative Doctoral Program in Pharmacy, The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Austin (TX)
Associate Level - DirectConnect , Valencia College (FL)
Baccalaureate Level - School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering, California State University, Bakersfield (CA)
Graduate Level - Master of Business Administration Program, The University of Texas at El Paso (TX)
Associate Level - Early College High School Initiative, El Paso Community College (TX)
Baccalaureate Level - STEP 2 (Successful Transition to Educator Preparation), Texas Tech University (TX)
Graduate Level - PhD Clinical Psychology Program, Carlos Albizu University (PR)
Associate Level - Carreras en Salud (Careers in Health), Wilbur Wright College, Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center (IL)
Baccalaureate Level - College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), California State University, San Marcos (CA)
Graduate Level - Hispanic Theological Initiative, Princeton Theological Seminary (NJ)
Associate Level - Puente Project , University of California (CA)
Baccalaureate Level - Science Educational Enhancement Services (SEES), California State Polytechnic University (CA)
Graduate Level - Institute for Behavioral and Community Health Studies (IBACH), San Diego State University (CA)
Associate Level - Bilingual Nursing Fellows Program, South Mountain College (AZ)
Baccalaureate Level - Bachelor of Architecture Program, Woodbury University (CA)
Graduate Level - Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate Internship Program, The University of Texas at Austin (TX)
Associate Level - ENLACE Program, Evergreen Valley College (CA)
Baccalaureate Level - Compact for Success, San Diego State University and Sweetwater Union School District (CA)
Graduate Level - Doctor of Psychology (PSyD) with Psychological Services for Spanish Speaking Populations Certificates (PSSSP), Our Lady of the Lake University (TX)
Associate Level - Achieving a College Education (ACE) Program, Maricopa County Community College District (AZ)
Baccalaureate Level - Model Institutions for Excellence at the University of Texas, El Paso (TX)
Baccalaureate Level - Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin (TX)