About Hispanic Serving Institution
Hispanic Serving Institution
As a Minority-Serving Institution, Sacramento State is committed to using research and best practices to increase awareness and ability to serve a diverse student body.
- 2013, Sacramento State’s undergraduate Hispanic enrollment reached 25%.
- 2015: $2.4 million from the US Department of Education (DHSI) to support project INSPIRE, focused on increasing student graduation rates.
- 2017: $2.6 million from the US Department of Education (DHSI) to support project Comprometid@s to increase the number of culturally and linguistically competent teachers.
- 2018: $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (HSI) to build institutional capacity for improving undergraduate STEM teaching and learning.
- 2019: $1.8 million from NSF to launch a Peer-Assisted Learning program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and create a leadership academy uniting science and engineering faculty and students.
- 2021: $3 million from the US Department of Education (DHSI) to support Degree with a Purpose: Integration of Career Development and Financial Wellness into the College Experience and $5 million for an HSI STEM grant, “STEM4Equity,” to increase numbers of students in STEM.