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Hispanic Heritage Month: HSI - Hispanic Serving Institutions

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Gateway Technical College - Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution


Gateway Technical College is proud to be recognized as an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution with 19.43% Hispanic Students Undergraduate Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment according to Excelencia en Education

What is an HSI? Hispanic-Serving Institutions are public or not-for-profit degree granting institutions with 25% or more Latino undergraduate full-time equivalent enrollment. The defining characteristic of HSIs is their Hispanic enrollment, not their institutional mission.

What is an Emerging HSI? Emerging HSIs have between 15 and 24.9 percent undergraduate full-time equivalent Hispanic enrollment. While emerging HSIs do not have the critical mass of Latino student enrollment required to meet the definition of an HSI, these institutions may soon meet the criteria as their enrollment grows and Latino representation increases.