HBCU Rankings 2018 | Top HBCUs

HBCU Rankings 2017-18

These historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were compared only with one another for these hbcu rankings. In order to be on the list, a school must be currently designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an HBCU. To qualify for the U.S. News rankings, an HBCU also must be an undergraduate baccalaureate-granting institution that enrolls primarily first-year, first-time students and must be a school that is part of the 2018 Best Colleges rankings.

See the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking Methodology 

By  US Education News

1Spelman College
2Howard University
3Hampton University
4Morehouse College
5Xavier University of Louisiana
6Florida A&M University
6Tuskegee University
8North Carolina A&T State University
9Claflin University
9Fisk University
11Dillard University
12Tougaloo College
13Delaware State University
13North Carolina Central University
15Jackson State University
16Clark Atlanta University
16Morgan State University
18Johnson C. Smith University
19Alcorn State University
20University of Maryland--Eastern Shore
21Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
22Bowie State University
23Fayetteville State University
23Lincoln University
25Bethune-Cookman University
25Prairie View A&M University
27Albany State University
27Bennett College
27Norfolk State University
27Winston-Salem State University
31Elizabeth City State University
31Philander Smith College
31Virginia State University
34Florida Memorial University
34Fort Valley State University
34Oakwood University
34Tennessee State University
38Alabama State University
38Kentucky State University
38Southern University and A&M College
38University of Arkansas--Pine Bluff
42South Carolina State University
42West Virginia State University
44Central State University
44Grambling State University
46Bluefield State College
47Lincoln University MO
47Mississippi Valley State University
47Texas Southern University
50Coppin State University
50St. Augustine's University
52Savannah State University
53University of the District of Columbia
53Virginia Union University
55Southern University--New Orleans
55Wilberforce University