About Hispanic Serving Institution
Hispanic Serving Institution
As a Minority-Serving Institution, Sacramento State is committed to using research and best practice to increase awareness and ability to serve a diverse student body.
- In the Fall of 2013, Sacramento State’s undergraduate Hispanic enrollment reached 25%.
- In 2015 Sacramento State was awarded $2.4 million from the US Department of Education (DHSI) to support project INSPIRE, which will focus on increasing student graduation rates.
- In 2017 Sacramento State was awarded $2.6 million from the US Department of Education (DHSI) to support project Comprometid@s, whose goal is is to increase the number of culturally and linguistically competent teachers.
- In 2018 Sacramento State was awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (HSI) to build institutional capacity for improving undergraduate STEM teaching and learning.
HSI Centers and Programs
College Assistance Migrant Program
Encourage policy and political knowledge, activism and engagement, student access and excellence, and community service.
We help make the dream of a college degree a reality by supporting the academic, personal, and professional goals of undocumented students and students with mixed-status families.
HEP will provide a second family to migrant students who are typically left to figure out their future on their own.
MESA Engineering Program (MEP) will provide a second family to migrant students who are typically left to figure out their future on their own.