A national travel survey reveals that Jackson State University (JSU) is the most “Instagrammed” location in Mississippi, topping other universities and entities in the Magnolia state. Comparatively, the Grand Canyon rakes in the highest numbers for Arizona; Disneyland for California; South Beach for Florida; Wrigley Field for Illinois; Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana; the Vegas […]
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.
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Nursing being among the fastest growing fields and having a robust job market, it is very attractive to those in search of a first or new career. While there is an abundance of exceptional nursing schools in the United States, there are some that manage to distinguish themselves from the pack. With that in mind, […]
Enrollment has grown by 10.8 percent at Jackson State University over the past three years, the largest increase of any state-assisted college or university, according to figures released by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL). With an enrollment of 9,802 students, JSU is now the fourth-largest HBCU in the […]
The Department of Business Administration at West Virginia State University (WVSU) has been recognized as one of the top 50 most innovative small college business departments by BusinessResearchGuide.com. The department was ranked No. 12 in the listing, based on factors such as progressive majors, progressive courses, study abroad opportunities, online offerings, connections to local business […]
Fayetteville State University (FSU) is among 10 University of North Carolina System institutions recognized by Washington Monthly Magazine as providing the “Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Southeast.” The Southeast region includes colleges and universities from Alabama, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. FSU comes […]
U.S. News & World Report has released this year’s list of top ranked colleges and universities. Albany State University is listed among the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the #1 public HBCU in the state of Georgia for the second year in a row. ASU made the cut at #13 among all […]
A National Science Foundation (NSF) report lists Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) as the No.1 historically Black college or university (HBCU) in the nation for total research and development (R&D) expenditures. The NSF recently released data from its Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions study, which reveals that the […]
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the No. 1 public historically black university in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges rankings released Sept. 9. The multiplatform news provider ranked N.C. A&T No. 9 out of 72 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), up one spot from […]