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 2013 Best Colleges rankings.
Founded in 1908, Morris College is a private institution. Morris College follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered least selective.
Southwestern Christian College is a private institution.
Texas College was established in 1894 as a private institution. Texas College 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)
A public institution, University of the District of Columbia was founded in 1976. University of the District of Columbia offers a Greek system, where 5.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 4.0 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Wiley College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,335, with a gender distribution of 39.9 percent male students and 60.1 percent female students. At this school, 58.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 41.6 percent of students live off campus.