Historically Black Colleges and Universities



  1. Spelman was founded in April 1881 in Atlanta, Georgia.

  2. Johnnetta B. Cole.

  3. Bethune-Cookman College was founded in Daytona Beach in 1904.

  4. Delaware State College was founded in 1891 in Dover, Delaware.

  5. Morehouse College was founded in 1867.

  6. Atlanta University, which was founded in 1864, and Clark University, founded in 1869, were merged in 1988 as Clark-Atlanta University.

  7. Bennett College, in Greensboro, North Carolina, was reorganized as a women's college in 1926.

  8. Shaw University was founded in 1865 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

  9. Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio, was founded in 1856.

  10. Langston University was founded in 1897 in Langston, Oklahoma.

  11. Fisk University was founded in Nashville, Tennessee in 1867.


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