Morris Brown College has been named a Top 10 HBCU that is Rising in 2020 by the HBCU Campaign Fund.
Founded on or before 1964, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War when southern states still practiced segregation in schools. The following HBCUs have provided places for freed slaves to earn a quality education.
For more than 140 years, HBCUs have nurtured, provided, and served academic excellence to low-income, first-generation, and academically underprepared students. HBCUs continue to thrive in its mission to turning students into educated testimonies.
According to UNCF’s ‘Six Reasons HBCUs Are More Important Than Ever,’ the nation 102 HBCUs make up just 3 percent of America’s colleges and universities, yet the institutions produce almost 20 percent of all African-American graduates and 25 percent of African-American graduates in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – which are the critical industries of the future. Also, HBCUs tuition rates are on average almost 20 percent less than at comparable institutions.
Smaller institutions are evaluated for being the most affordable for students with an enrollment of less than 2,000 and tuition totaling less than $15,000 per year. These institutions are also student-centered which seeks to fulfill the academic needs and performances of every student enrolled and fostered academic preparation while providing high-quality educational opportunities for diverse populations.
This list provides you the top ten small private and public historically black institutions that are rising in providing educations with smaller class sizes, dedicated faculty, and spiritual values to its surrounding community.
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