Popular HBCUs

Colleges focused on the education of black Americans

Historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) primarily serve the African American community. Their focus is education, affordability and career preparation for black youth while addressing the historic inequities in access to higher education. Explore the complete list of HBCUs below.


97 results nationwide

List of Colleges

Howard University
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HBCU
Washington, DC
Howard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 10,859enrollment
  • $23,233net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1260SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Spelman College
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HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Spelman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,207enrollment
  • $43,920net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA
Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,776enrollment
  • $29,100net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 880-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Morgan State University
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HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 7,634enrollment
  • $16,651net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 910-1070SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Alabama State University
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HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,072enrollment
  • $13,282net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 844-1049SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA
North Carolina A & T State University
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HBCU
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,753enrollment
  • $9,541net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Morehouse College
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HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Morehouse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,152enrollment
  • $30,839net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.21Estimated Avg GPA
Texas Southern University
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HBCU
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 7,015enrollment
  • $13,481net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA
Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,020enrollment
  • $18,332net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA
Hampton University
H
HBCU
Hampton, VA
Hampton University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 3,516enrollment
  • $28,952net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Savannah State University
S
HBCU
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,488enrollment
  • $9,611net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 845-980SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA
Albany State University
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HBCU
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,509enrollment
  • $13,678net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 740-900SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA
Prairie View A & M University
P
HBCU
Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A & M University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,248enrollment
  • $13,794net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 870-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
North Carolina Central University
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HBCU
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 8,078enrollment
  • $13,324net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 850-1010SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.02Estimated Avg GPA
Winston Salem State University
W
HBCU
Winston-Salem, NC
Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 5,169enrollment
  • $11,868net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 900-1030SAT range
  • 17-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA
Tuskegee University
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HBCU
Tuskegee, AL
Tuskegee University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

  • 2,747enrollment
  • $36,528net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 860-1045SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Alabama A & M University
A
HBCU
Normal, AL
Alabama A & M University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 5,977enrollment
  • $15,373net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.88Estimated Avg GPA
Norfolk State University
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HBCU
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,457enrollment
  • $15,657net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA