Already one of the most well-known and respected HBCUs in the nation, Howard University of Washington, DC now has another proud distinction. In a recent National Law Journal & Legal Times article, Howard University School of Law was ranked among the top fifty law schools in the nation. Rankings were based on the number of […]
From Football to Bands: Get Top HBCU Rankings News
Choosing the right historically black college or university to attend is influenced by more than simply which schools have exciting social lives. Indeed, the most savvy students are most concerned with HBCU rankings – a variety of measures of just how academically sound a school is.
A historically black college or university’s quality level can be reflected so many ways – for example, what rate of students graduate in four years? How many freshmen drop out each year? What are the class sizes and what is the student/ teacher ratio? With so many factors, how can you make the best choice? This is where HBCU rankings come in. Evaluations from different websites, magazines and other academic sources can help you better understand what each school offers and how it fits in with your academic plans.
Check out our many Top 10 lists and articles and get the insider knowledge on which HBCUs are the most elite in your field of pursuit.
The Peace Corps today announced its 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). For the third consecutive year, Howard University in Washington, D.C., claimed the top spot among HBCUs with 18 undergraduate alumni currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers. Howard made Peace Corps history earlier this year as the first-ever […]
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University capped the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 best online graduate programs computer information technology list. The 15 colleges and universities that made the list were evaluated by peer assessment, total enrollment, tuition, average undergrad GPA, acceptance rate, retention rate and other factors which created the overall score. […]
College graduation rates offer valuable information for the prospective student. They indicate how many students enrolled at a particular college actually graduate from that college. While low college graduation rates aren’t necessarily a negative sign, students often want to surround themselves with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to obtaining a degree from their chosen school. […]
Psychology is one of the most rewarding career fields around, offering opportunities to help others both in large-scale scenarios and face-to-face counseling. An article in Black Issues in Higher Education named the five programs producing the most African-American psychology graduates in the country. Three of those five were HBCUs, which we’ll review here. Florida A&M […]
When choosing a college, several important factors come into play. While large enrollment numbers don’t guarantee that a particular school is right for every student, they can be a great clue in finding each students’ ideal college. Here, we’ll take a look at the largest HBCU by enrollment. Largest HBCU Rankings: 10. Norfolk State University […]
Many students choose their school based on location, cost and school reputation, but it’s important to remember that your degree is a stepping stone toward a fulfilling career. One often overlooked statistic is the average salary earned by graduates. While you might assume that a degree from the most expensive, selective or prestigious school will […]
The 2013 black college football season has been nothing short of crazy both on and off the field. The unexpected firing of Grambling’s legendary head coach Doug Williams, which lead to a player boycott of the Grambling state – Jackson State football game. That protest lead to Grambling forfeiting of Jackson State’s homecoming game. At […]