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HBCU CITIES

Huntsville, Alabama
J F Drake State Technical College

Mobile, Alabama
Bishop State College

Montgomery, Alabama
H Councill Trenholm College

Montgomery, Alabama
Alabama State University

Normal, Alabama
Alabama A & M University

Selma, Alabama
George C Wallace State College

Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas Baptist College

Los Angeles, California
Charles R Drew University

Washington, D.C.
Howard University

Dover, Delaware
Delaware State University

Daytona Beach, Florida
Bethune-Cookman University

Jacksonville, Florida
Edward Waters College

Miami Gardens, Florida
Florida Memorial College

Tallahassee, Florida
Florida University

Albany, Georgia
Albany State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Interdenominational Theological Center

Atlanta, Georgia
Clark Atlanta University

Fort Valley, Georgia
Fort Valley State University

Chicago, Illinois
Chicago State University

Frankfort, Kentucky
Kentucky State University

Grambling, Louisiana
Grambling State University

New Orleans, Louisiana
Dillard University

Baltimore, Maryland
Coppin State University

Bowie, Maryland
Bowie State University

Alcorn State, Mississippi
Alcorn State University

Clarksdale, Mississippi
Coahoma Community College

Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson State University

Raymond, Mississippi
Hinds Community College

St. Louis, Missouri
Harris - Stowe State College

Charlotte, North Carolina
Johnson C Smith University

Concord, North Carolina
Barber-Scotia College

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Elizabeth City State University

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Fayetteville State University

Greensboro, North Carolina
Bennett College for Women

Wilberforce, Ohio
Central State University

Cheyney, Pennsylvania
Cheyney University

Columbia, South Carolina
Allen University

Columbia, South Carolina
Benedict College

Denmark, South Carolina
Denmark Technical College

Orangeburg, South Carolina
Claflin University

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Clinton Junior College

Nashville, Tennessee
Fisk University

Austin, Texas
Huston-tillotson College

Hawkins, Texas
Jarvis Christian College

Hampton, Virginia
Hampton University

Bluefield, West Virginia
Bluefield State College

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community.

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There are 105 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States today, including public and private, two-year and four-year institutions, medical schools and community colleges. All are or were in the former slave states and territories of the U.S. except for Central State University (Ohio), Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Lewis College of Business (Detroit, Michigan), Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), Wilberforce University (Ohio), and now-defunct Western University (Kansas).

Some closed during the 20th century due to competition, the Great Depression and financial difficulties after operating for decades.

Of the 105 HBCU institutions in America today, 27 offer doctoral programs and 52 provide graduate degree programs at the Master's level. At the undergraduate level, 83 of the HBCUs offer a Bachelor's degree program and 38 of these schools offer associate degrees.

The portion of Bachelor degrees awarded to black students by HBCUs has steadily dropped from 35% in 1976 to 21.5% in 2001. From 1976 to 2001, total HBCU enrollment grew from 180,059 to 222,453, with most of this increase being attributable to the growth of female black enrollment from 88,379 to 117,766.

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