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Top Colleges for African-Americans in 2012

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS) are great options for students who want to attend schools with thick history, bountiful culture, huge pride, and great campus life. Here is a top list of the best HBCUs to consider while picking the perfect HBCU for you. The list includes schools ranging in size, academic focus, and locations with hopes of helping to guide your research.

Highlighting popular schools like Morehouse College down to smaller ones such as Claflin University, there's an option for everyone. Check out the list below:


1.    Spelman College
2.    Howard University
3.    Morehouse College
4.    Hampton University
5.    Fisk University
6.    Tuskegee University
7.    Xavier University
8.    Clafin University
9.    Dillard University
10.    Florida A&M University
11.    North Carolina A&T State University
12.    North Carolina Central    
13.    Johnson C. Smith University
14.    Elizabeth City State University
15.    Delaware State University
16.    South Carolina State University
17.    Clark Atlanta University
18.    Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
19.    Bennett College
20.    Morgan State University
21.    Tennessee State University
22.    Tougaloo College
23.    Winston-Salem State University
24.    Lincoln University
25.    Alcorn State University
26.    University of Maryland-Eastern Shore
27.    Virginia State University
28.    Bowie State University
29.    Fayetteville State University
30.    Jackson State University
31.    Albany State University
32.    Fort Valley State University
33.    Prairie View A&M University
34.    Bethune-Cookman University
35.    Kentucky State University
36.    Mississippi Valley State University
37.    Alabama State University
38.    Allen University
39.    Arkansas Baptist College
40.    Benedict College
41.    Bluefield State College
42.    Central State University
43.    Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
44.    Coppin State University
45.    Grambling State University
46.    Harris-Stowe State University
47.    Huston-Tillotson University
48.    Jarvis Christian College
49.    Lane College
50.    Langston University

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