Best Colleges Ranking: Spelman Tops List For HBCUs Once Again, Several Ties On The List


The U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of the best colleges in the nation. This list is important. Schools swear by this list, making it a vital part of their recruitment and pride as it validates what they do at their institutions. They also rank HBCUs on this list. Spelman showcased their black girl magic by topping the list once again! They’re doing magical things down there in Atlanta! But, where dot he other HBCUs rank? Check out the rankings below and let us know what you think about who should be in the top 10!

  1. Spelman College

2. Howard University

3. Xavier University of Louisiana

4. Hampton University (tie)

4. Morehouse College (tie)

6. North Carolina A&T State University

7. Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

8. Tuskegee University

9. Claflin University (tie)

Tingley Memorial Hall (front facade, ca. 2007), Claflin University

9. Fisk University (tie)



11. Dillard University (tie)

11. North Carolina Central University (tie)

13. Clark Atlanta University (tie)

13. Delaware State University (tie)

15. Morgan State University

16. Tougaloo College

17. Jackson State Univesity (tie)

17. Winston-Salem State University (tie)

19. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (tie)

19. University of Maryland at Eastern Shore (tie)

21. Prarie View A&M University (tie)

21. Virginia State University (tie)

23. Alcorn State University (tie)

23. Fayetteville State University (tie)


25. Bowie State University (tie)

25. Norfolk State University (tie)

27. Alabama State University

28. Elisabeth City State University

29. Johnson C. Smith University (tie)

29. Oakwood University (tie)

29. South Carolina State University (tie)

29. Southern University (BR) (tie)

29. Tennessee State University (tie)

35. University of the District of Columbia (tie)

35. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (tie)

37. Alabama A&M University (tie)

37. Talladega College (tie)

39. Fort Valley State University (tie)

39. West Virginia State University (tie)

41. Bennett College (tie)

41. Bethune-Cookman University (tie)

41. Central State University (tie)

44. Mississippi Valley State University

45. Albany State University (tie)

45. Florida Memorial University (tie)

47. Texas Southern University

48. Philander Smith College

49. Coppin State University (tie)

49. Grambling State University (tie)

51. Savannah State University

52. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

53. Blueford State College (tie)

53. Stillman College (tie)

53. Virginia Union University (tie)

56. Benedict College

57. Langston University






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