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Hispanic Serving Institution

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.

Seal of Excelencia

Seal of Excelencia

HSI Centers and Programs

CAMP - College Assistance Migrant Program
CAMP is a program designed to help students from migrant and seasonal farm-worker backgrounds succeed in college through a variety of support services.

The Serna Center
Encourage policy and political knowledge, activism and engagement, student access and excellence, and community service.

The Dreamer Resource Center
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 - High School Equivalency Program
HEP will provide a second family to migrant students who are typically left to figure out their future on their own.

MESA - Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement
MESA will provide a second family to migrant students who are typically left to figure out their future on their own.

HSI Grants

INSPIRE - 2015

Comprometid@s - 2017

NSF STEM Zone - 2018

Campus Services