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Explore America's HBCUs

An HBCU is an historically black college and university. Some say there are now 107 of them but you will find 89 on this list. We'll keep updating until the list is completely updated.

List of 89 HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have traditionally educated African Americans to pursue and/or to maintain liberty. As you prepare to graduate high school and move on to college, you should consider one of the following HBCUs!


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1. Alabama A&M University

2. Alabama State University 

3. Bishop State Community College 

4. Concordia College Selma 

5. Miles College 

6. Oakwood University 

7. Stillman College 

8. Talladega College 

9. Tuskegee University




10. Arkansas Baptist College

11. Philander 

12. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff




13. Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science 




14. Delaware State University 


 District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

15. Howard University 

16. University of the District of Columbia




17. Bethune-Cookman College 

18. Edward Waters College 

19. Florida A&M University 

20. Florida Memorial University



21. Albany State University 

22. Clark Atlanta University 

23. Fort Valley State University 

24. Morehouse College 

25. Morris Brown College 

26. Paine College 

27. Savannah State University 

28. Spelman College




 29. Kentucky State University




30. Dillard University 

31. Grambling State University 

32. Southern University and A&M College 

33. Xavier University of Louisiana




34. Bowie State University 

35. Coppin State University 

36. Morgan State University 

37. University of Maryland, Eastern Shore




38. Alcorn State University 

39. Coahoma Community College 

40. Jackson State University 

41. Mississippi Valley State University 

42. Rust College 

43. Tougaloo College





44. Harris-Stowe State University 

45. Lincoln University of Missouri



North Carolina 

46. Barber-Scotia College

47. Bennett College 

48. Elizabeth City State University 

49. Fayetteville State University 

50. Johnson C. Smith University 

51. Livingstone College 

52. North Carolina A&T State University

53. North Carolina Central University 

54. Saint Augustine’s University 

55. Shaw University 

56. Winston-Salem State University




57. Central State University 

58. Wilberforce University




59. Langston University




60. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 

61. Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania



South Carolina

62. Allen University 

63. Benedict College 

64. Claflin University 

65. Clinton Junior College 

66. Denmark Technical College 

67. Morris College 

68. South Carolina State University 

69. Voorhees College




70. Fisk University 

71. Knoxville College 

72. Lane College 

73. LeMoyne Owen College 

74. Meharry Medical College 

75. Tennessee State University




76. Huston-Tillotson University 

77. Jarvis Christian College 

78. Paul Quinn College 

79. Prairie View A&M University 

80. Texas College 

81. Texas Southern University 

82. Wiley College




83. Hampton University 

84. Norfolk State University 

85. Saint Paul’s College (closed in 2013) 

86. Virginia State University 

87. Virginia Union University



West Virginia

88. Bluefield State College 

89. West Virginia State University

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