Historically Black College and University graduation rates


Choosing a college is more important than ever in America, but black students face a difficult choice. Should they attend a majority white institution or should they go to a Historically Black College or University? The following list shows the top 10 graduation rates for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

  1. Spelman College, Atlanta, Ga. –79%
  2. Howard University,Washington, DC –64%
  3. Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga. –61%
  4. Hampton University, Hampton, Va. –54%
  5. Caflin University, Orangeburg, S.C. –48%
  6. Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala. –46%
  7. Albany State University, Albany, Ga. –45%
  8. North Carolina Central, Durham, N.C. –45%
  9. Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga. –44%
  10. Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss. –42%
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Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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