1. An Award-Winning Faculty and Staff
Twice in three years, a member of the Hostos faculty has been named New York State Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation and CASE, and last year an Hostos staff member received the top public service award in New York City.
2. Students Who Are Doing Great Things
Whether it’s studying at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, winning a prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship, or going on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard, our students and graduates know that Hostos is an invaluable launchpad for personal and career success. Hostos changes lives every day and helps make great things happen.
3. Record-Setting Programs in Allied Health
Hostos boasts top programs in dental hygiene, nursing and radiologic technology, which has maintained a 100 percent certification passing rate for 17 straight years and a 96 percent job placement rate.
4. Surging Enrollment in Continuing Eduation
Annual enrollment in Hostos’ non-degree and certificate programs is well over 13,000. We’re also opening new facilities, hiring top-notch staff, and expanding training for in-demand careers in healthcare, information technology, education, non-profits, real estate and finance.
5. Athletes Who Are Reaching New Heights
Last year, the Caimans men’s basketball team won the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) regular season title for the second straight year, clinched the CUNYAC Championship, and climbed to No. 3 in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III poll.
6. Rising Graduation Rates
For the last 10 years, our graduation rates have been on the rise. Last year, Hostos awarded 864 degrees and the year before 842—the two largest classes in the College’s history.
7. A Growing Number of Scholarships
From Carlos Beltrán to the Circle of 100 to the Petrie Foundation, new donors are funding more scholarships at Hostos, making educational dreams a reality for thousands of students.
8. More Powerful Partnerships
Hostos is partnering with Phipps Neighborhoods, JPMorgan Chase and Montefiore Health System to help young people in the Bronx achieve long-term financial independence. The goal is to train them for jobs in healthcare and fill the more than 1,500 vacancies in the Montefiore system.
9. Help For Those Who Help The Bronx
The Center for Bronx Non-Profits at Hostos is working to strengthen the capacity of more than 150 Bronx institutions, acting as a central resource to bring leaders together, train non-profit professionals, and provide a space for convening.
10. ASPEN Prize – Top 10
Hostos has received national recognition for its performance and improvements in learning, graduation and retention, workforce outcomes, and equitable earnings for all students.