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

  • 9,139enrollment
  • $21,428net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
Spelman College
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HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Spelman College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,171enrollment
  • $43,042net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1230SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Clark Atlanta University
C
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Clark Atlanta University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,911enrollment
  • $27,931net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.05Avg GPA
Morgan State University
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HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,998net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 570-840SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA
Alabama State University
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HBCU
Montgomery, AL
Alabama State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 4,413enrollment
  • $13,476net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 880-1020SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.89Avg 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

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $9,097net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
Morehouse College
M
HBCU
Atlanta, GA
Morehouse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,206enrollment
  • $28,307net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1143SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Texas Southern University
T
HBCU
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $14,540net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA
Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,385enrollment
  • $18,034net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 830-1010SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA
Hampton University
H
HBCU
Hampton, VA
Hampton University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 4,321enrollment
  • $27,441net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Savannah State University
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HBCU
Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 4,077enrollment
  • $9,557net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 900-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA
Albany State University
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HBCU
Albany, GA
Albany State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 6,371enrollment
  • $12,500net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 740-890SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.94Avg 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

  • 9,516enrollment
  • $13,460net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 870-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA
North Carolina Central University
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HBCU
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $13,755net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 890-1050SAT range
  • 17-19ACT range
  • 3.1Avg 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

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,783net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Tuskegee University
T
HBCU
Tuskegee, AL
Tuskegee University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

  • 3,026enrollment
  • $33,420net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 880-1098SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Alabama A & M University
A
HBCU
Normal, AL
Alabama A & M University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 6,106enrollment
  • $14,604net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 840-1010SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.88*Avg GPA
Norfolk State University
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HBCU
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $12,645net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 860-1040SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA