HBCU DEMOGRAPHICS

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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]

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

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

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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