The Top HBCUs for Scholarships

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities were established with the intended purpose of giving African Americans an opportunity to learn higher education. Out of 107 HBCUs, 51 are public and 56 are private. The average acceptance rate to these institutions is around 64.72% according to collegetuitioncompare.com. Additionally, the average HBCU tuition is around $7,117 and nearly doubled for out-of-state residents. Of course, this is just the average HBCU tuition and the exact amount depends on the specific institution. The most expensive HBCU is Spelman College at around $30,000. Yet, most HBCU students typically receive some financial aid to continue their higher education. Listed below are the Top 25 Best Public HBCUs for Scholarships according to GoodCall.com.

25. Norfolk State University

  • Location: Norfolk, VA
  • National Rank: 190
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,593

24. North Carolina Central University

  • Location: Durham, NC
  • National Rank: 164
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,731

23. Grambling State University

  • Location: Grambling, LA
  • National Rank: 164
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,735

22. Bluefield State College

  • Location: Bluefield, WV
  • National Rank: 146
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,844

21. Jackson State University

  • Location: Jackson, MS
  • National Rank: 140
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,893

20. Harris-Stowe State University

  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • National Rank: 139
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,911

19. Morgan State University

  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • National Rank: 130
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $3,960

18. Savannah State University

  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • National Rank: 125
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,023

17. Langston University

  • Location: Langston, OK
  • National Rank: 118
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,133

16. Texas Southern University

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • National Rank: 97
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,361

15. Kentucky State University

  • Location: Frankfort, KY
  • National Rank: 95
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,374

14. North Carolina A & T State University

  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • National Rank: 89
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,479

13. Coahoma Community College

  • Location: Clarksdale, MS
  • National Rank: 78
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,687

12. Virginia State University

  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • National Rank: 71
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,784

11. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

  • Location: Tallahassee, FL
  • National Rank: 69
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,795

10. Mississippi Valley State University

  • Location: Itta Bena, MS
  • National Rank: 67
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,858

9. Delaware State University

  • Location: Dover, DE
  • National Rank: 65
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $4,876

8. Alcorn State University

  • Location: Alcorn, MS
  • National Rank: 63
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,063

7. Alabama State University

  • Location: Montgomery, AL
  • National Rank: 58
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,228

6. Prairie View A & M University

  • Location: Prairie View, TX
  • National Rank: 51
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,317

5. Elizabeth City State University

  • Location: Elizabeth City, NC
  • National Rank: 50
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,321

4. Central State University

  • Location: Wilberforce, OH
  • National Rank: 45
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,447

3. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

  • Location: Pine Bluff, AR
  • National Rank: 30
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $5,862

2. South Carolina State University

  • Location: Orangeburg, SC
  • National Rank: 24
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $6,571

1. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Cheyney, PA
  • National Rank: 20
  • Scholarship/Fellowship Dollars per Enrolled Student: $6,756

 

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