​Denver’s Metro State serves more Hispanic students than any other college in Colorado. Now it’s being rewarded for it.

Article author: 
​Elizabeth Hernandez
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
2 March 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
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​Metropolitan State University of Denver finally has become a Hispanic-Serving Institution after a decade-long push that nearly doubled the school's Latino student population -- all part of an effort to better serve the area and reap the financial rewards of that federal designation...

In 2008, Colorado’s population was 20 percent Latino, but Metro State’s student body was about 13 percent Latino. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates as of July 2018 that Denver County’s population is nearly 30 percent Latino.​..​
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