States with the Most HBCUs

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This week’s Monday Morning MSI Line Up features the states that have the most HBCUs. Although there are over 100 HBCUs across the nation, most of them are concentrated in these Southern states.

1. ALABAMA – 12 HBCUs

  • Alabama Agriculture and Mechanical University
  • Alabama State University
  • Bishop State Community College
  • Concordia College-Selma
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • Miles College
  • Oakwood University
  • Selma University
  • Shelton State Community College
  • Stillman College
  • Talladega College
  • Tuskegee University

2. NORTH CAROLINA – 11 HBCUs

  • Barber-Scotia College
  • Bennett College
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Livingstone College
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Saint Augustine’s College
  • Shaw University
  • Winston Salem State University

3. GEORGIA – 9 HBCUs

  • Albany State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Interdenominational Theological Center
  • Morehouse College
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Paine College
  • Savannah State University
  • Spelman College

4. TEXAS – 9 HBCUs

  • Huston Tillotson University
  • Jarvis Christian College
  • Paul Quinn College
  • Prairie View Agricultural & Mechanical University
  • Southwestern Christian College
  • Saint Philip’s College
  • Texas College
  • Texas Southern University
  • Wiley College

5. SOUTH CAROLINA – 8 HBCUs

  • Allen University
  • Benedict College
  • Claflin University
  • Clinton Junior University
  • Denmark Technical College
  • Morris College
  • South Carolina State University
  • Voorhees College

6. TENNESSEE – 7 HBCUs

  • American Baptist College
  • Fisk University
  • Knoxville College
  • Lane College
  • LeMoyne-Owen College
  • MeHarry Medical College
  • Tennesse State University

7. MISSISSIPPI – 7 HBCUs

  • Alcorn State University
  • Coahoma Community College
  • Hinds Community College – Utica
  • Jackson State University
  • Mississippi Valley State University
  • Rust College
  • Tougaloo College

8. LOUISIANA – 6 HBCUs

  • Dillard University
  • Grambling State University
  • Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
  • Southern University at New Orleans
  • Southern University at Shreveport
  • Xavier University of Louisiana

Please note that, as with all of our MSI Line Ups, this list is not meant to be comprehensive. We strive to feature a handful of MSIs here each week to highlight the great work they do. If you’d like more comprehensive data on MSIs, we invite you to check out our research and publications at the Center for Minority Institutions’ website. Thanks!

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