HBCU with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Programs

Pursuing a STEM career is an excellent way to help broaden and improve your future STEM programs at HBCUs can vary. Research each program carefully to determine which will best support your career goals and offer STEM-specific loans, grants and other forms of student aid, since these may vary also at each school.

Career fields for STEM graduates include:

  • Life Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Civil engineering
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Programming


                    Public                                                                                    Private

        Alabama A&M University                                                    Benedict College       

            Huntsville, Alabama                                                                  Columbia, South Carolina

        Alabama State University                                                     Florida Memorial University

            Montgomery, Alabama                                                              Miami Gardens, Florida

        Alcorn State University                                                         Hampton University

            Lorman, Mississippi                                                                  Hampton, Virginia

         Bowie State University                                                         Howard University*

            Bowie, Maryland                                                                       Washington, DC

        Central State University                                                        Johnson C. Smith University

            Wilberforce, Ohio                                                                      Charlotte, North Carolina

        Elizabeth City State University                                            Tuskegee University

            Elizabeth City, North Carolina                                                  Tuskegee, Alabama

        Fayetteville State University                                                 Virginia Union University

            Fayetteville, North Carolina                                                      Richmond, Virginia

        Florida A&M University

            Tallahassee, Florida

        Grambling State University

            Grambling, Louisiana                                                         

        Jackson State University

            Jackson, Mississippi

        Kentucky State University

            Frankfort, Kentucky

        Lincoln University

            Jefferson City, Missouri

        Lincoln University

            Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

        Mississippi Valley State University

            Itta Bena, Mississippi

        Morgan State University

            Baltimore, Maryland

        Norfolk State University

            Norfolk, Virginia

        North Carolina A&T State University

            Greensboro, North Carolina

        North Carolina Central University

            Durham, North Carolina

        Prairie View State University

            Prairie View, Texas

        Savannah State University

            Savannah, Georgia

        South Carolina State University

            Orangeburg, South Carolina

        Southern University and A&M College

            Baton Rouge, Louisiana

        Tennessee State University

            Nashville, Tennessee

        Texas Southern University

            Houston, Texas

        University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

            Pine Bluff, Arkansas

        University of Maryland Eastern Shore

            Princess Anne, Maryland

        University of the District of Columbia

            Washington, DC

        Virginia State University

            Petersburg, Virginia

        Winston-Salem State University

            Winston-Salem, North Carolina

(Excerpt from article by Stephanie Gallardo, Sept. 27, 2012)

STEM jobs offer:

High pay
Low unemployment

Robust growth

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RANK     UNIVERSITY                                                                                                             LOCATION

1             Jackson State University                                                                                   Jackson, MS

2             Virginia State University                                                                              Petersburg, VA

3             Alabama State University                                                                        Montgomery, AL

4             North Carolina A & T State University                                                   Greensboro, NC

5             Albany State University                                                                                      Albany, GA

6             Mississippi Valley State University                                                              Itta Bena, MS

7*           Grambling State University                                                                          Grambling, LA

               Tennessee State University                                                                           Nashville, TN

8             South Carolina State University                                                               Orangeburg, SC

9             Alabama A & M University                                                                            Huntsville, AL

10*        Florida A & M University                                                                             Tallahassee, FL

               Morgan State University                                                                              Baltimore, MD


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