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Company Overview of The National Hispanic University

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The National Hispanic University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and certificate programs in business, education and information technology. It partners with San Jose City College; Evergreen Valley College; Foothill and DeAnza College District; NASA/Ames; and Santa Clara County Office of Education. The National Hispanic University was founded in 1981 and is based in San Jose, California. As of April 20, 2010, The National Hispanic University operates as a subsidiary of Laureate Education, Inc.

14271 Story Road

San Jose, CA 95127-3823

United States

Founded in 1981





Key Executives for The National Hispanic University

Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The National Hispanic University Key Developments

Deborah A. Santiago Joins The National Hispanic University's Board of Directors

Deborah A. Santiago, co-founder and vice president for policy and research at Excelencia in Education has been named to the Board of Directors of The National Hispanic University. Ms. Santiago has spent more than 15 years leading research and policy efforts at the community through national levels to improve educational opportunities and success for all students. She has served as a policy analyst at the Congressional Research Service, where she addressed legislative issues in higher education, and at the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education. Ms. Santiago also served as the deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. Her current research focuses on state and federal policy, financial aid, Hispanic-serving institutions, evaluation of effective institutional practices and student success in higher education.

The National Hispanic University Partners with StraighterLine to Expand Access to Higher Education

The National Hispanic University (NHU) and StraighterLine announced an articulation agreement that will enable students to transfer StraighterLine's American Council on Education (ACE), recommended courses for credit at NHU. The agreement will increase access to quality higher education for students who are looking to successfully complete their degree program in a multicultural learning environment. Students taking undergraduate courses through StraighterLine will have access to the advantages of an NHU education including online and campus-based degree programs in a variety of disciplines such as business, child development, and mathematics and science. Students will also benefit from a highly engaged and dedicated faculty as well as a personalized and supportive educational experience that fosters respect for diversity and inclusion. In addition to its articulation agreement with StraighterLine, NHU has transfer agreements and credit opportunities with other universities, community colleges and organizations to support its mission of greater access to higher education and ensuring academic success. Transfer of credit varies by degree program.

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