How Many Colleges Are Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs) In Rhode Island?
In Rhode Island, 0 colleges/universities are historically Black colleges (HBCUs). By school type, 0 public schools and 0 private schools are historically Black colleges (HBCUs).
The following table summarizes the number of schools with historically Black colleges (HBCUs) in Rhode Island.
|Total||Public||Private (not-for-profit)||Private (for-profit)|
|4 years or high||0||0||0||0|
|less than 1 year||0||0||0||0|
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.