Research - student success

Student Success

If we open the doors to college education to all that wish to achieve it, we produce a new generation of Americans proud of their destiny. Highly educated citizens, once vested in our country's democracy, will nurture it, protect it, defend it, develop and evolve it, and then they will sustain it.

Juliet V. Garcia, Professor, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and past president, University of Texas-Brownsville

Latinos in Higher Education: 2024 Compilation of Fast Facts

 Latinos in Higher Education: 2024 Compilation of Fast Facts

Excelencia in Education’s latest analysis of fact sheets provides a detailed profile on Latino students and the institutions where they choose to enroll to inform policy and mobilize action. For 20 years, Excelencia has led the way through innovative, collaborative, and actionable efforts to accelerate Latino student success in higher education throughout the United States. The fact sheets included in this compilation illustrate these efforts and inform Excelencia’s four policy priorities: affordability, institutional capacity, retention and transfer, and workforce preparation.

Why focus on Latino student success?

Policy must keep up with our country’s changing demographics to serve students, especially with Latinos’ fast growth rate. Achieving the nation’s educational attainment goals and ensuring our nation’s prosperity is impossible without significant improvements in the acceleration of postsecondary completion of Latino students.

Research - Latino Student Success

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