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Author(s):Santiago, D
Title:Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Organization:Excelencia in Education
Short Description:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs.
Annotation:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs. Providing baseline information about Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Inventing HSIs assembles facts about the legislation, data about the institutions, and analysis about the impact of HSIs on Latino students.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Institutional Improvement
Non-traditional Students

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