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  1. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 82: Texas College

    We last covered Morgan State University which received an average score of 8. See the updated leaderboard here Today we check out another small Texas liberal arts HBCU, in this case Texas College of Tyler, TX. Texas college is managed by the Christian Methodist Episcopal (formerly Colored...
  2. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 81: Morgan State University

    We last covered Fisk University which received an average score of 8.9. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover the final Maryland HBCU, Morgan State University of Baltimore. Morgan State is the largest and most well-known HBCU in Maryland. However, unlike many public HBCUs it did not...
  3. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 80: Fisk University

    We last covered Coahoma Community College which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here When one speaks of the most historically elite schools of the HBCUs, Fisk University is at the top of the list. It has much less notoriety than many other HBCUS: it has a small...
  4. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 79: Coahoma Community College

    We last covered Alcorn State University which received an average score of 8.8. See the updated leaderboard here Coahoma Community College is a HBCU community college in Clarksdale, Mississippi in north central Mississippi towards Memphis. It is a traditional community college in the sense of...
  5. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 78: Alcorn State University

    We last covered Southern University of Shreveport which received an average score of 5. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to Mississippi to celebrate one of the least-known large HBCUs, Alcorn State University. In rural Mississippi, it has long been one of the top 25 largest HBCUs...
  6. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 77: Southern University of Shreveport

    We last covered Allen University which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here Today we check out the largest 2-Year Community College amongst HBCUs, Southern University of Shreveport, often abbreviated SUSLA or sometimes SUSBO (for Southern University...
  7. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 76: Allen University

    We last covered Texas Southern University which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here Allen University is one of two HBCUs in Columbia, SC (Benedict College, to be covered, is the other). Allen, being the smaller of the two, is often overshadowed by Benedict. It was...
  8. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 75: Texas Southern University

    We last covered Central State University which received an average score of 5.75. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to H-Town to review Texas Southern University, the second largest HBCU in Texas after Prairie View A&M. Texas Southern's origin story is similar to that of...
  9. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 74: Central State University (OH)

    We last covered Florida Memorial University which received an average score of 5. See the updated leaderboard here We previously covered Wilberforce University of Ohio which was once one of the largest HBCUs in the country by enrollment in the late 19th/early 20th century. What is also not...
  10. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 73: Florida Memorial University

    We last covered Fayetteville State University which received an average score of 7.5. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to sunny Miami, Florida to profile South Florida's only HBCU: Florida Memorial University. Located in the traditionally Black area of Miami Gardens, FMU probably...
  11. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 72: Fayetteville State University

    We last covered South Carolina State University which received an average score of 6.3. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to another North Carolina public HBCU, Fayetteville State University. It is the smallest of the public NC HBCUs but one of the oldest dating to the end of the...
  12. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 71: South Carolina State University

    We last covered Wiley College which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head back to Orangeburg, SC where we previously covered Claflin University. Its neighboring HBCU is the public HBCU South Carolina State University. SCSU is the largest HBCU in South...
  13. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 70: Wiley College

    We last covered Southern University and A&M College which received an average score of 8.4. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to Marshall, TX to look at Wiley College, one of the first HBCUs established west of the Mississppi. Established by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1873...
  14. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 69: Southern University and A&M College

    We last covered Lincoln University (Missouri) which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to the Boot, to visit the eminent Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Usually known as just Southern University or SUBR, due to its location...
  15. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 68: Lincoln University (Missouri)

    We last covered Cheyney University of Pennsylvania which received an average score of 6.7. See the updated leaderboard here Missouri has two HBCUs. He first covered Harris-Stowe University of St. Louis and today we will cover the other Lincoln University (MO) in the capital Jefferson City (not...
  16. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 67: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    We last covered Morehouse College which received an average score of 9.2. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover the oldest HBCU in the nation--Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1937 from the $10,000 donation of a Quaker businessman, Richard Humphreys, who was horrified...
  17. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 66: Morehouse College

    We last covered H. Councill Trenholm State Community College which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here Morehouse College needs little introduction. Part of the big three of the HBCUs including Spelman College (Day 33) and Howard University (Day 50), Morehouse...
  18. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 65: H. Councill Trenholm State Community College

    We last covered Virginia University of Lynchburg which received an average score of 6.3. See the updated leaderboard here Montgomery is best known for Alabama State but like Alabama A&M shares Huntsville with J.F. Drake Community College, there is H. Councill Trenholm State Community College...
  19. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 64: Virginia University of Lynchburg

    We last covered Tennessee State University which received an average score of 8.5. See the updated leaderboard here Virginia University of Lynchburg is a small Christian HBCU in Lynchburg, VA. Originally started as a Baptist seminary in 1888 (the Lynchburg Baptist Seminary and later the...
  20. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU: HBCU Major Best Buys

    With all the talk at @get these nets thread on HBCU gender gaps relating to the "worth" or not of college for boys, I thought I might throw out some info I have been collecting. Generally, the highest paying HBCUs are the top four (Howard, Hampton, Morehouse, Spelman) and the engineering focused...
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