Fast Facts

These factsheets provide information on HSIs, such as location, governance, admissions, overview, history, definition, emerging HSIs, and HSIs with graduate programs.

In 2011-12, there were 356 HSIs located in 16 states and Puerto Rico, representing 11% of all institutions of higher education.

In 2012-13, there were 370 HSIs located in 15 states and Puerto Rico, representing 11% of all institutions of higher education. Over half (59%) of the Latino undergraduates were enrolled at HSIs during this time.

In 2013-14, there were 409 HSIs located in 21 states and Puerto Rico. These institutions represented 12% of all institutions of higher education and enrolled 60% of Latino undergraduates.