But the potential market of 18- to 24-year-old Hispanic students statewide for more selective institutions like San Diego is 39.4%.
Both programs help identify prospective Latino and Black students and make sure they complete their applications, he said.
However, the percentage of underrepresented students graduating from high school had doubled to over 56% by 2016.
“We know attending these more selective institutions has a strong effect on people’s lives after college,” Monarrez said.
Less selective colleges like CSU Dominguez Hills generally have better racial representation compared with the more selective, Monarrez said.