Find The HBCU For You: A List Of The 100+ HBCUs In The United States

By Halle Harris-Smith

September 9, 2021

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There's an HBCU perfect for you!

Across the United States of America there are over 100 historically Black colleges and universities. From Florida to California to Missouri (and everywhere in between), HBCUs are located in over 20 states!

Keep scrolling to check out the 100+ HBCUs in the United States of America.


Alabama A&M University- Huntsville

Alabama State University- Montgomery

Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College*- Birmingham

Gadsden State College- Gadsden 

J.F. Drake State Technical College- Huntsville

Lawson State Community College- Birmingham

Miles College- Fairfield

Miles School of Law*- Fairfield

Oakwood University- Huntsville

Selma University- Selma

Shelton State Community College- Tuscaloosa

Stillman College- Tuscaloosa

Talladega College- Talladega

Tuskegee University- Tuskegee

Trenholm State Community College- Montgomery


University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff- Pine Bluff

Arkansas Baptist College- Little Rock

Philander Smith College- Little Rock

Shorter College- North Little Rock


Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science*- Los Angeles


Delaware State University- Dover

District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia

Howard University

Washington DC, Howard University campus sign
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Bethune Cookman University- Daytona Beach

Edward Waters College- Jacksonville

Florida A&M University- Tallahassee

Florida Memorial University- Miami Gardens


Albany State University- Albany

Carver College*- Atlanta

Clark Atlanta University- Atlanta

Fort Valley State University- Fort Valley

Interdenominational Theological Center- Atlanta

Johnson C Smith Theological Seminary*- Atlanta

Morehouse College- Atlanta

Morehouse School of Medicine- Atlanta

Morris Brown College**- Atlanta

Paine College- Augusta

Savannah State University- Savannah

Spelman College- Atlanta


Kentucky State University- Frankfort

Simmons College of Kentucky- Louisville


Dillard University-New Orleans

Grambling State University- Grambling

Southern University and A&M College- Baton Rouge

Southern University New Orleans- New Orleans

Southern University-Shreveport- Shreveport

Xavier University- New Orleans


Bowie State University- Bowie

Coppin State University- Baltimore

University of Maryland Eastern Shore- Princess Anne

Morgan State University- Baltimore

Florida A&M University entrance sign.
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Alcorn State University- Lorman

Coahoma Community College- Clarksdale

Hinds County Community College- Utica

Jackson State University- Jackson

Mississippi Valley State University- Itta Bena

Rust College- Holly Springs

Tougaloo College- Tougaloo


Harris-Stowe State University- St. Louis

Lincoln University- Jefferson City

North Carolina

Barber-Scotia College**- Concord

Bennett College- Greensboro

Elizabeth City State University- Elizabeth City

Fayetteville State University- Fayetteville

Hood Theological Seminary*- Salisbury

Johnson C. Smith University- Charlotte

Livingstone College- Salisbury

North Carolina Central University- Durham

North Carolina A&T State University- Greensboro

Shaw University- Raleigh

St. Augustine's University- Raleigh

Winston-Salem State University- Winston Salem


Central State University- Wilberforce

Payne Theological Seminary*- Wilberforce

Wilberforce University- Wilberforce

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Langston University- Langston


Cheyney University- Cheyney

The Lincoln University- Lincoln University

South Carolina

Allen University- Columbia

Benedict College- Columbia

Claflin University- Orangeburg

Clinton College- Rock Hill

Denmark Technical College- Denmark

Morris College- Sumter

South Carolina State University- Orangeburg

Voorhees College- Denmark


American Baptist College- Nashville

Fisk University- Nashville

Knoxville College**- Knoxville

Lane College- Jackson

LeMoyne Owen College- Memphis

Meharry Medical College - Nashville

Tennessee State University- Nashville


Huston-Tillotson University- Austin

Jarvis Christian College- Hawkins

Paul Quinn College- Dallas

Prairie View A&M University- Prairie View

Southwestern Christian College- Terrell

St. Philip's College- San Antonio

Texas College- Tyler

Texas Southern University- Houston

Wiley College- Marshall

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US Virgin Islands

University of the Virgin Islands- St. Thomas & St. Croix


Hampton University- Hampton

Norfolk State University- Norfolk

Virginia State University- Petersburg

Virginia Union University- Richmond

Virginia University of Lynchburg- Lynchburg

West Virginia

Bluefield State College- Bluefield

West Virginia State University- Institute

*Not recognized by US Department of Education as an HBCU*

** Not currently accredited **

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