Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

What is a Hispanic Serving Institution?HSI Logo

The Hispanic Serving Insitution (HSI) designation requires 25% of the student body be of Latinx heritage, and currently, more than 39% of our students identify as Hispanic or Latinx. In addition, we are a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), which offers scholarships and leadership programs to students of HSIs.

Why attend an HSI?

With more than 49% of Latinx high school graduates entering college, the benefits of attending an HSI are vast:

Why SXU?

Though the number of HSI-designated schools are growing, not all HSIs are the same. SXU is one of the top 5 fastest growing HSIs in Illinois and one of the top 5 Illinois schools serving Latinx students. As an HSI, SXU boasts: