Mission

Mission

APIACU’s mission is to be the voice of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) interests in higher education. It serves to promote AAPI success in higher education by:

Improving access to and quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for low-income, underrepresented and underserved AAPI students;
Advocating for low-income, underrepresented and underserved AAPI students, families, communities in higher education, [...]

History of AANAPISIs

History of AANAPISIs

AANAPISIs are colleges and universities that have been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as eligible for the AANAPISI grant program: an institution must have an undergraduate enrollment of at least 10 percent AAPI students and a significant enrollment of needy students. AANAPISI grants are to be used for improving and expanding the college’s [...]

Membership

Membership

Two primary functions of APIACU is to provide a center stage for the AANAPISIs and to represent their collective voice.  The APIACU Membership is a key component of these functions, acting as the only organized coalition of Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).  This coalition also includes institutions that support the mission [...]