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

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 are present in 21 states and Puerto Rico.
  • In the past 10 years, HSIs have increased by 85%.
  • HSIs represent 15% of higher education institutions.
  • HSIs enroll 65% of all Latino undergraduates in higher education.
  • HSIs enroll 4.2M total undergraduates.
  • HSIs enroll l1.97M Latino undergraduates.
  • There are 333 Emerging HSIs. Emerging HSIs are institutions with 15-24.9% Latino enrollment.

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

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