What Are Some All-Black Colleges?

What Are Some All-Black Colleges?

Some historically all-black colleges are Howard University, Tuskegee University, Morehouse College and Fisk University, as noted by U.S News & World Report. Morehouse, which was established in 1867, is a private men's college in Atlanta, Georgia. Some famous African-Americans who graduated from this school are Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Spike Lee.

Morehouse College has more than 2,000 male students. This college is ranked in 148th place on the 2016 edition of Best Colleges list of National Liberal Arts Colleges, as noted by U.S. News & World Report. Some programs offered at Morehouse College are business administration, social sciences and mathematics.

Howard University is in Washington, D.C., and it was founded in 1867. This is a private co-ed school with more than 7,000 undergraduate students. Some of this university's well-known schools are the College of Medicine and School of Law. Omega Psi Phi and Phi Beta Sigma were two black fraternities established at Howard University.

Tuskegee University in Alabama was established in 1881 by Booker T. Washington. There are approximately 2,500 students at this school, as of 2015. This school is notable for its science and engineering programs. Similarly, Fisk University is another historically black school in Nashville, Tennessee, which was founded in 1866. Author W.E.B. Du Bois was an alumnus of this school.

Although these are notable black colleges in the United States, there are about 100 black colleges that exist, as noted by Infoplease. Some others on this list are Hampton University, Spelman College, Alabama State University and Xavier University of Louisiana.