DEMOGRAPHICS

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There are 102 HBCUs:
51 public institutions
51 private nonprofit institutions
located in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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
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
Arkansas Baptist College       
Little Rock, AR

(Univ.  of) Arkansas  at Pine Bluf  Pine Bluff, AR
Philander Smith College         Little Rock, AR

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Howard University
                  Washington, DC

Univ. of the District of Columbia                                                                                   Washington, DC

FLORIDA
Bethune Cookman College
Daytona Beach, FL

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

GEORGIA
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

ILLINOIS
Chicago State University
             Chicago, IL

KENTUCKY
Kentucky State University
        Frankfort, KY

LOUISIANA
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

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

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

MISSISSIPPI
Alcorn State University
               Alcorn, MS
Coahoma Community CollegeClarksdale, 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

NORTH CAROLINA
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 

OHIO
Central State University
                                                                                        Wilberforce, OH
Wilberforce University         Wilberforce, OH

OKLAHOMA
Langston University
                 Langston, OK

PENNSYLVANIA
Cheyney University
                    Cheyney, PA
Lincoln University        Lincoln University, PA

SOUTH CAROLINA
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

TENNESSEE
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

TEXAS
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

VIRGINIA
Hampton University
                 Hampton, VA
Norfolk State University              Norfolk, VA
Virginia State University       Petersburg, VA
Virginia Union University       Richmond, VA

VIRGIN ISLANDS
University of the Virgin Islands                 
                                                  St. Thomas, VI
WEST VIRGINIA
Bluefield State College             Bluefield, WV
West Virginia State University  Institute, WV

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.