HBCU’s

HBCU’s

If you are looking for information about HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), you have come to the right place.  Below, you will find a list of HBCU’s by states, districts, and territories.

The colleges and universities in each state, district, and territory are listed in alphabetical order. As you will see, there are more than 100 HBCU’s in 21 U.S. states and territories; Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.  With a few exceptions, HBCU’s are concentrated in the southern U.S. states.  States with double digit HBCU’s include Alabama with 15, North Carolina with 11, and Georgia with 10. student african american Historically black colleges and universities include community colleges, state-supported colleges and universities, and independent four-year colleges and universities, most of which are church affiliated.  Morehouse College is a male only college, while neighboring Spelman College enrolls women only. Meharry Medical College, and Morehouse School of Medicine have proud histories of educating African-American MD’s, dentists, researchers, and other medical professionals. All 100 plus HBCU’s were created prior to 1964 and all continue to share their original mission of providing African-Americans access to quality higher education and the upward mobility it makes possible. Not only do HBCU’s welcome students of other races, many actively recruit such students to create campus diversity. Although some historically black colleges and universities currently face serious economic challenges, the group has a wonderful legacy.  In fact, they have educated more than fifty percent of the African-American professionals in the United States.

ALABAMA

Alabama A&M University Alabama State University Bishop State Community College Concordia College

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Baptist College Philander Smith College

CALIFORNIA

Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Howard University

DELAWARE

Delaware State University

FLORIDA

Bethune-Cookman University Edward Waters College Florida A&M University Florida Memorial University

GEORGIA

Albany State University Clark Atlanta University Fort Valley State University Morehouse College Morris Brown College Paine College Savannah State University Spelman College

KENTUCKY

Kentucky State University

LOUISIANA

Dillard University Grambling State University Xavier

MARYLAND

Bowie State University Coppin State University Morgan State University

MISSISSIPPI

Alcorn State University Coahoma Community College Jackson State University Mississippi Valley State University

MISSOURI

Harris-Stowe State University Lincoln University of Missouri

NORTH CAROLINA

Barber-Scotia College Bennett College Elizabeth City State University Fayetteville State University Johnson C. Smith University Livingstone College North Carolina A&T State University North Carolina Central University St. Augustine’s College Shaw University Winston Salem State University

OHIO

Central State University Wilberforce University

OKLAHOMA

Langston University

PENNSYLVANIA

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University

SOUTH CAROLINA

Allen University Benedict College Claflin University Clinton Junior College Denmark Technical College Morris College South Carolina State University Voorhees College

TENNESSEE

Fisk University Knoxville College Lane College LeMoyne-Owen College Meharry Medical College Tennessee State University

TEXAS

Huston-Tillotson University Jarvis Christian College Paul Quinn College Prairie View A&M University Texas College Texas Southern University Wiley College

VIRGINIA

Hampton University Norfolk State University Saint Paul’s College

WEST VIRGINIA

Bluefield State College West Virginia State University