Infographic - Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) 2017-2018

Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2017-18 Infographic

Excelencia in Education
March 2019


This infographic shows the fast facts on HSIs in 2017-2018.

  • There are 523 HSIs. HSIs are institutions that have 25% or more undergraduate full time equivalent Hispanic enrollment.
  • HSIs are present in 27 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • In the past 10 years, the number of HSIs has increased by 98%.
  • HSIs represent 17% of higher education institutions.
  • HSIs enroll 66% of all Latino undergraduates in higher education.
  • 69% of HSIs are located in California, Texas, Puerto Rico and New York.
  • 46% of students at HSIs are Latinos
  • 42% of HSIs are public 2-year institutions.
  • 28% of HSIs are private 4-year institutions.
  • 25% of HSIs are public 4-year institutions.

Suggested citation: Excelencia in Education. (2018). Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): 2017 -18. Washington, D.C.: Excelencia in Education.