Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking
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.
A private institution, Concordia College was founded in 1922.
Founded in 1866, Edward Waters College is a private institution. Edward Waters College follows a semester-based academic calendar.
Florida Memorial University is a private institution that was founded in 1879.
Hampton University, a private, historically black institution in Virginia, has graduated people such as Alberta Williams King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr., and Booker T. Washington, influential African-American educator.
A private institution, Jarvis Christian College was founded in 1912. Jarvis Christian College offers a Greek system, where 12 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 88 percent is involved in a fraternity.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $6,725 (2012-13)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $12,725 (2012-13)
Jefferson City, MO
Founded in 1866, Lincoln University is a public institution. Lincoln University follows a semester-based academic calendar.
Morris College is a private institution that was founded in 1908.
Southwestern Christian College was established as a private institution.
A private institution, Texas College was founded in 1894.
Wiley College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,389, with a gender distribution of 42.2 percent male students and 57.8 percent female students. At this school, 65 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 35 percent of students live off campus.