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Did You Know?

HBCUS are 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

HBCU Locations

In 2018, there are 102 HBCUs located in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Of the 102 HBCUs, 51 were public institutions and 51 were 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]

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Alabama A & M University 
           Normal, AL

Alabama State University Montgomery, AL
Bishop State Community College Mobile, AL
Concordia College-Selma              Selma, AL
George C Wallace State  Community College                                                                                                                 Birmingham, AL
   at Selma                                         Selma, AL
H Council Trenholm State Technical College                                     Montgomery, AL 
F. Drake Technical College       Huntsville, AL
Oakwood College                        Huntsville, AL
Lawson State Community College                                                                        Birmingham, AL
Miles College
Fairfield, AL
Shelton State Community College
                                                       Tuscaloosa, AL
Stillman College                             Tuscaloosa, AL
Talladega College                            Talladega, AL
Tuskegee University                        Tuskegee, AL
Oakwood College                               Huntsville, AL

Arkansas Baptist College         
Little Rock, AR

(Univ.  of) Arkansas  at Pine Bluff   
                                                          Pine Bluff, AR

Philander Smith College         Little Rock, AR

Howard University
              Washington, DC

Univ. of the District of Columbia                                                                          Washington, DC

Bethune Cookman College

                                               Daytona Beach, FL

Edward Waters College        Jacksonville, FL
Florida A&M University          Tallahassee, FL
Florida Memorial College                Miami, FL

Clark Atlanta University
            Atlanta, GA

Interdenominational Theological Center                                                                  Atlanta, GA
Morehouse College                       Atlanta, GA
Savannah State University       
                                                       Savannah, GA

Paine College                                Augusta, GA
Shorter College                                 Rome, GA
Spelman College                           Atlanta, GA

Chicago State University
        Chicago, IL

Kentucky State University
   Frankfort, KY

Dillard University
               New Orleans, LA
Grambling State University Grambling, LA
Southern University A & M 
                                                 Baton Rouge, LA
Southern University             New Orleans, LA
Southern University at Shreveport
                                                    Shreveport, LA 
Xavier University of Louisiana 
                                                 New Orleans, LA

Bowie State University
                Bowie, MD
Coppin State University       Baltimore, MD
Morgan State University      Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland – Eastern Shore 
                                             Princess Anne, MD

Harris – Stowe State College
St. Louis, MO
Lincoln University          Jefferson City, MO

Alcorn State University
               Alcorn, MS
Coahoma Community College
                                                    Clarksdale, MS
Hinds Community College     
                                                      Raymond, MS
Jackson State University        Jackson, MS
Mississippi Valley State         Itta Bena, MS
Rust College                        Holly Springs, MS
Tougaloo College                    Tougaloo, MS

Elizabeth City State University
                                                                    Elizabeth City, NC
Fayetteville State University                                                                           Fayetteville, NC  
Johnson C. Smith University                                                                                Charlotte, NC
Livingstone College                Salisbury, NC
North Carolina A&T University                                                                        Greensboro, NC
North Carolina Central University                                                                        Durham, NC
Shaw University                          Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustine’s College        Raleigh, NC
Winston Salem State University       
                                            Winston Salem, NC 

Central State University
                                                                                  Wilberforce, OH
Wilberforce University    Wilberforce, OH

Langston University
              Langston, OK

Cheyney University
                Cheyney, PA
Lincoln University    Lincoln University, PA

Allen University                           
Columbia, SC
Benedict College                       
Columbia, SC
Claflin College                       
Orangeburg, SC
Denmark Technical College      
                                                     Denmark, SC
Morris College                                    
Sumter, SC
South Carolina State University
                                                Orangeburg, SC
Voorhees College                         
Denmark, SC

Fisk University
                           Nashville, TN
Knoxville College                      Knoxville, TN
Lane College                                                      Jackson, TN
Le Moyne-Owen College        Memphis, TN
Meharry Medical College       Nashville, TN
Tennessee State University    Nashville, TN

Huston-Tillotson College
             Austin, TX
Jarvis Christian College           Hawkins, TX
Paul Quinn College                        Dallas, TX
Prairie View A & M University
                                                   Prairie View, TX
Southwestern Christian College Terrell, TX
Texas College                                     Tyler, TX
Texas Southern University      Houston, TX
Wiley College                              Marshall, TX

Hampton University
               Hampton, VA
Norfolk State University             Norfolk, VA
Virginia State University    Petersburg, VA
Virginia Union University                                                                                      Richmond, VA
University of the Virgin Islands                 
                                                     St. Thomas, VI
Bluefield State College           Bluefield, WV
West Virginia State University   
                                                        Institute, WV

HBCUs participate in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Mideastern Athletic Conference, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Southwestern Athletic Conference; NCAA, NAIA, Red River Athletic Association.


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