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Colleges With Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs)

How Many Colleges Are Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs)?

In United States, 101 colleges/universities are historically Black colleges (HBCUs). By school type, 50 public schools and 51 private schools are historically Black colleges (HBCUs). Next table summarizes the number of schools with historically Black colleges (HBCUs) in United States.
Colleges With Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs)
TotalPublicPrivate (not-for-profit)Private (for-profit)
Total10150510
4 years or high9040500
2-4 years111010
less than 1 year0000

What is Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)

The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, defines an HBCU as: '...any historically black college or university that was established prior to 1964, whose principal mission was, and is, the education of black Americans, and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary [of Education] to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered or is, according to such an agency or association, making reasonable progress toward accreditation.' Federal regulations (20 USC 1061 (2)) allow for certain exceptions to the founding date.
Below list shows the Colleges With Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs). You can see more schools and narrow down the results in search result page.
100 matched schools

Alabama A & M University

Alabama A & M University is a Public, four-years school located in Normal, AL. Total 5,977 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $18,634.
Acceptance Rate90%
SAT Score930
Graduation Rate29%
Enrollment5,977
Student/Faculty20 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$10,024 / $18,634
Graduate$11,542 / $21,574

Alabama State University

Alabama State University is a Public, four-years school located in Montgomery, AL. Total 4,072 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $19,396.
Acceptance Rate99%
SAT Score947
Graduation Rate32%
Enrollment4,072
Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$11,068 / $19,396
Graduate$10,156 / $17,572

Gadsden State Community College

Gadsden State Community College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Gadsden, AL. Total 3,993 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $6,888.
Graduation Rate27%
Enrollment3,993
Student/Faculty17 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$3,936 / $6,888

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Huntsville, AL. Total 825 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $8,520.
Graduation Rate7%
Enrollment825
Student/Faculty15 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$4,830 / $8,520

Lawson State Community College

Lawson State Community College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Birmingham, AL. Total 2,823 students are attending the school and its 2022 tuition & fee is $8,550.
Graduation Rate21%
Enrollment2,823
Student/Faculty16 to 1
Tuition & Fees
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergraduate$4,860 / $8,550