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.
A private institution, Morris College was founded in 1908.
Southwestern Christian College is a private institution. Southwestern Christian College admissions are considered less selective.
Texas College is a private institution that was founded in 1894.
- In-state tuition and fees:
- $7,000 (2012-13)
- Out-of-state tuition and fees:
- $14,000 (2012-13)
University of the District of Columbia was established in 1976 as a public institution. University of the District of Columbia follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered selective.
A private institution, Wiley College was founded in 1873. Wiley College offers a Greek system, where 5.0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 3.0 percent is involved in a fraternity.