Did You Know?
There are 102 HBCUs located in:
19 states, the District of Columbia,
and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Of the 102 HBCUs:
51 public institutions
51 private nonprofit institutions
The number of students enrolled at HBCUs rose by 32 percent between 1976 and 2015, from 223,000 to 293,000. In comparison, total enrollment in degree-granting institutions increased by 81 percent, from 11 million to 20 million, during that period. (NCES)
[For links to the listing, search the following sites: HBCUs by State; States with the most HBCUs; HBCU Search]
HBCUs participate in the NCAA: Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA, Div. II), Mideastern Athletic Conference (MEAC, FCS), Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC, Div. II), Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC, FCS); NAIA: Red River Athletic Association, Colonial Athletic Association, Big South Conference.
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