Pathway programs align academic and student support services through transitions between educational institutions, which can increase students’ persistence to degree attainment. This brief explores how pathways serve Latino students and provides examples of programs.
Latinos are a young and fast growing population in education, but there are also opportunities to address the educational attainment of adults. Two-thirds of Latino adults have earned a high school diploma or less. This factsheet provides a snapshot of Latino adults in higher education.
With many Latinos enrolled in community colleges in Texas, understanding the pathways and transfer in the state can guide policy efforts. This factsheet provides a snapshot of student transfer in Texas.
College Assistance Migrant Programs (CAMP) are federally funded programs serving students from farmworker backgrounds. The programs help students succeed in the first year of college enrollment, and many have first year retention rates for participants over 75%.
In 2015-16, there were 472 HSIs located in 19 states and Puerto Rico. These institutions represented 14% of all institutions of higher education an d enrolled 64% of Latino undergraduates.
Excelencia in Education has conducted analysis on HSIs since 2004 and annually releases the list of institutions meeting the basic...
The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015 – Hispanic Students provides a snapshot of academic performance for Latino high school students graduating in 2015 who took the ACT college readiness assessment. Recommendations for policy and practice to increase the college and career readiness of Latinos are also included.
Hispanics’ graduation rates at the most selective institutions of higher education are higher than at less selective institutions. Yet, only 12 percent of Latinos are enrolled at these institutions. This brief examines the profile of Latino students at the most selective institutions in the U.S. and reviews the institutional efforts at four...
The Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) joined with the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and Excelencia in Education in a special project, Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and College Completion.
In 2014-15, 13% of colleges and universities identified as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and enrolled 62% of all Latino undergraduates in the US. Excelencia in Education has conducted analysis on HSIs since 2004 and releases the list of institutions meeting the basic definition every year. Read more about the 2014-15 analysis...