Infographic - Fast Facts - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) 2016-2017

Fast Facts - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2016-17

Excelencia in Education
May 2018


This infographic shows the fast facts on HSIs in 2016-2017.

  • There are 492 HSIs. HSIs are institutions that have 25% or more undergraduate full time equivalent Hispanic enrollment. HSIs represent 15% of all institutions of higher education.
  • HSIs enroll 65% of all Latino undergraduates in higher education.
  • HSIs are present in 21 states and Puerto Rico. While 84% were located in 6 states and Puerto Rico, there were also HSIs in states less expected such as Connecticut, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.
  • There are 333 Emerging HSIs. Emerging HSIs are institutions with 15-24.9% Latino enrollment.
  • There are 192 HSIs offering graduate degrees. This accounts for 39% of all HSIs.

Suggested citation: Excelencia in Education. (2018). Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2016 -17. Washington, D.C.: Excelencia in Education.

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