2016 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Rankings

HBCU Rankings 2016: The Top 25 in the Nation by US News

HBCU Rankings 2016: The Top 25 in the Nation by US News

The ranking data includes tuition, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, and college admission test scores. The HBCU ranking list does not reflect the opinions or views of HBCU Lifestyle. Students interested in attending HBCUs should consult with parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and mentors to help in selecting the HBCU that is the right fit for them. Start by visiting the prospective university with family or registering for an HBCU College

HBCU Rankings 2016:

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

#1 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private institution. Spelman College follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Selective.

$26,388 Tuition and Fees
2,135 Undergraduate Enrollment

Howard University

Washington, DC

#2 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private institution. The school has 52.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Howard University is 10:1.

$23,970 Tuition and Fees
7,013 Undergraduate Enrollment

Hampton University

Hampton, VA

#3 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a private institution. Hampton University offers a Greek system, where 5 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 4 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$23,100 Tuition and Fees
3,504 Undergraduate Enrollment

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

#4 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1867, Morehouse College is a private institution. Morehouse College follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Selective.

$26,090 Tuition and Fees
2,109 Undergraduate Enrollment

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

#5 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1881, Tuskegee University is a private institution. The school has 56.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Tuskegee University is 13:1.

$21,535 Tuition and Fees
2,588 Undergraduate Enrollment

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA

#6 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1915, Xavier University of Louisiana is a private institution. Xavier University of Louisiana offers a Greek system, where 1 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 3 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$22,349 Tuition and Fees
2,359 Undergraduate Enrollment

Fisk University

Nashville, TN

#7 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1866, Fisk University is a private institution. Fisk University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Less selective.

$20,858 Tuition and Fees
730 Undergraduate Enrollment

Claflin University

Orangeburg, SC

#8 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1869, Claflin University is a private institution. The school has 62.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Claflin University is 13:1.

$15,650 Tuition and Fees
1,803 Undergraduate Enrollment

North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC

#9 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1891, North Carolina A&T State University is a public institution. North Carolina A&T State University offers a Greek system, where 45 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 45 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$18,632 (out-of-state), $5,872 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
9,203 Undergraduate Enrollment

Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, FL

#10 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1887, Florida A&M University is a public institution. Florida A&M University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Selective.

$17,726 (out-of-state), $5,784 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
8,495 Undergraduate Enrollment

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

#11 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College is a private institution. The school has 76.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Tougaloo College is 13:1.

$10,600 Tuition and Fees
900 Undergraduate Enrollment

North Carolina Central University

Durham, NC

#12 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1910, North Carolina Central University is a public institution.

$17,793 (out-of-state), $5,755 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
5,917 Undergraduate Enrollment

Jackson State University

Jackson, MS

#13 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1877, Jackson State University is a public institution. Jackson State University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Less selective.

$16,174 (out-of-state), $6,602 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
7,199 Undergraduate Enrollment

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA

#14 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1869, Dillard University is a private institution. The school has 56.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Dillard University is 14:1.

$16,252 Tuition and Fees
1,200 Undergraduate Enrollment

Bennett College

Greensboro, NC

#15 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1873, Bennett College is a private institution. Bennett College offers a Greek system, where 0 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 5 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$17,130 Tuition and Fees
633 Undergraduate Enrollment

Johnson C. Smith University

Charlotte, NC

#16 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1867, Johnson C. Smith University is a private institution. Johnson C. Smith University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Least selective.

$18,336 Tuition and Fees
1,375 Undergraduate Enrollment

Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA

#17 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is a public institution. The school has 43.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Lincoln University is 14:1.

$16,398 (out-of-state), $11,606 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
1,589 Undergraduate Enrollment

Elizabeth City State University 1

Elizabeth City, NC

#18 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1891, Elizabeth City State University is a public institution.

$16,172 (out-of-state), $4,497 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
N/A Undergraduate Enrollment

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA

#19 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (tie)

Founded in 1988, Clark Atlanta University is a private institution. Clark Atlanta University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Least selective.

$20,886 Tuition and Fees
2,567 Undergraduate Enrollment

Morgan State University

Baltimore, MD

#19 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (tie)

Founded in 1867, Morgan State University is a public institution. The school has 34 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Morgan State University is 14:1.

$16,862 (out-of-state), $7,378 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
6,302 Undergraduate Enrollment

Delaware State University

Dover, DE

#21 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (tie)

Founded in 1891, Delaware State University is a public institution. Delaware State University offers a Greek system, where 4 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 7 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$16,138 (out-of-state), $7,532 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
4,012 Undergraduate Enrollment

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

#21 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (tie)

Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University is a public institution. Tennessee State University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Less selective.

$21,287 (out-of-state), $7,128 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
7,073 Undergraduate Enrollment

Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL

#23 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1904, Bethune-Cookman University is a private institution. The school has 44.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at Bethune-Cookman University is 17:1.

$14,410 Tuition and Fees
3,900 Undergraduate Enrollment

Bowie State University

Bowie, MD

#24 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Founded in 1865, Bowie State University is a public institution. Bowie State University offers a Greek system, where 25 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 20 percent is involved in a fraternity.

$18,140 (out-of-state), $7,657 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
4,456 Undergraduate Enrollment

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

Normal, AL

#25 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (tie)

Founded in 1875, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public institution. Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University follows a Semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered Less selective.

$16,596 (out-of-state), $9,096 (in-state) Tuition and Fees
4,210 Undergraduate Enrollment

 

 

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