Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking Methodology

These historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were compared only with one another for these rankings. In order to be on the list, a school must be designated currently by the U.S. Department of Education as an HBCU. To qualify for the U.S. News ranking, an HBCU also must be an undergraduate baccalaureate-granting institution that enrolls primarily first year, first-time students and must be a school that is currently part of the 2014 Best Colleges rankings.

Tuition and fees:
$14,910 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,019
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, AL

Stillman College was established in 1876 as a private institution. Stillman College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

St. Paul's College

Lawrenceville, VA

A private institution, St. Paul's College was founded in 1888.

Tuition and fees:
$11,492 (2012-13)
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Talladega College

Talladega, AL

Founded in 1867, Talladega College is a private institution. Talladega College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,646 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$16,946 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
7,021
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Texas Southern University is one of the largest historically black colleges in the country. The university is located in downtown Houston.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,724 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$11,124 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
2,724
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff was established in 1873 as a public institution. University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$7,000 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$14,000 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
4,857
Setting:
city
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

A public institution, University of the District of Columbia was founded in 1976.

Tuition and fees:
$14,930 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
1,359
Setting:
urban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Virginia Union University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,359, with a gender distribution of 45.3 percent male students and 54.7 percent female students. At this school, 57 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 43 percent of students live off campus.

Tuition and fees:
$10,780 (2012-13)
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Voorhees College

Denmark, SC

Founded in 1897, Voorhees College is a private institution. Voorhees College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

In-state tuition and fees:
$5,932 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees:
$13,864 (2013-14)
Enrollment:
2,553
Setting:
suburban
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

West Virginia State University is a public institution that was founded in 1891. The student-faculty ratio at West Virginia State University is 15:1.

Tuition and fees:
$13,250 (2012-13)
Enrollment:
534
Setting:
rural
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.

Wilberforce University

Wilberforce, OH

Wilberforce University was established as a private institution. Wilberforce University follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered less selective.

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