Niche.com Inc. has released its 2015 best college rankings. Included in the over 40 rankings categories are the 60 best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Covering colleges for more than 12 years, their comprehensive rankings methodology is based on 50 statistics and opinion-based surveys from thousands of current students and recent alumni. Of the […]
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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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Once again Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been ranked number 1 by Diverse Issues in Higher Education for producing Black Architecture undergraduate students. The ranking comes on the heels of PVAMU’s top ranking in producing African-American undergraduate Engineering students. Released annually, the Top 100 listing for Bachelor’s Degree producers provides a tool to measure […]
The Greensboro News and Record recently reported that North Carolina A&T State University has taken the top position as the nation’s largest HBCU by student enrollment. According to preliminary fall enrollment numbers, North Carolina A&T which was second largest a year ago, has approximately 10,734 students on list this year. “It shows that the strategies put in […]
U.S. News has recently announced its annual rankings of nation’s best colleges and universities. Like always, among other ranking list, the magazine has included a list of best Historically Black Colleges and Universities. To qualify for the U.S. News HBCU rankings 2015, an HBCU must be an undergraduate baccalaureate-granting institution that primarily gives admission to […]
Independent news magazine-Washington Monthly has recently released its annual Liberal Arts College Rankings list. Known for its unique standard and methodology, the magazine evaluates and ranks colleges in the Unites States based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories. It rates schools based on their ability to recruit and graduate low […]
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) was founded in 2000 to provide an alternative voice to existing teacher organizations. Based in Washington, D.C, this council advocates for tougher evaluations of classroom teachers. It is primarily known for its Teacher Preparation Review that helps future teachers to select good schools and makes it easier for […]
For more than 30 years, the Fiske Guide to Colleges has been an indispensable source of information for counselors, college-bound students and their parents. Each year it selects a group of institutions, noted for their quality academic offerings and affordability, for its annual “Best Buy” List. To qualify for the distinction, the author, Edward B. […]
Although available courses, reputation and location are all important factors when choosing a college, the cost of attending school is also a large concern. Even with partial financial aid, covering all the costs associated with college – tuition, books, living arrangements – can be intimidating. For this reason, colleges are routinely ranked according to their […]