Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and the Changing Landscape



Excelencia in Education shares the latest analysis on Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and the changing landscape, contextualizes HSIs and the eligibility definition of the Developing HSIs (Title V) program, distinguishes the opportunities for SERVING Hispanic students, and shares developing analysis and information on the CARES Act for HSIs.


WEBINAR - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and the Changing Landscape • Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2018-19 • COVID-19 and Federal Funds for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)



Webinar Presenters:
Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education
- Introduction
Deborah Santiago, CEO, Excelencia in Education
– Webinar overview, analysis on HSIs and lists, the changing landscape, intentionally SERVING Latino students
Beatriz Ceja, HSI Division Director at the Department of Education
– Defining HSIs eligibility for Title V
Janette Martinez, Senior Policy/Research Analyst, Excelencia in Education
– HSIs and the CARES Act
Gil Cisneros, Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives, CA (39)
– Latino student success and institutions


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Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Infographic - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) 2018-2019 - Fast Facts

Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2018-19 
In 2018-19, there were 539 HSIs located in 27 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. These institutions represented 17% of all institutions of higher education and enrolled 67% of Latino undergraduates.

Click here to see the list of HSIs 2018-19.



CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act

Infographic - Breakdown of CARES Act appropriated funding

COVID-19 and Federal Funds for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
This page includes an ongoing analysis on how Latino students and the institutions they attend are funded by the CARES Act. Excelencia in Education's analysis found the formula used to allocate funds reinforces funding inequities for Hispanic students and the institutions that enroll them.

Click here to see a breakdown of the funding appropriated to HSIs in the CARES Act.