Growing What Works Database


The database is made up of over 200 active programs initially recognized through our Examples of Excelencia review process.

Learn What Works for Latino Student Success

Learn What Works for Latino Student Success


The Growing What Works Database is online and searchable. It is a resource for practitioners, institutional leaders, funders, and policymakers interested in evidence-based practices that accelerate Latino student success in higher education. 

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Excelencia in Education announced 19 Finalists for the 2023 Examples of Excelencia!

You can now find these programs exhibiting intentional, culturally-relevant, evidence-based practices demonstrating success with their Latino students in our Growing What Works Database below.


Search the database to find What Works for Latino students by Academic Level, Issue Area, Program Focus, HSI Status, and Geography

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