Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established before 1964 for the postsecondary education of Black Americans. These 105 colleges, most of which are 4-year institutions, are not only the backbone of the African American community, but they are also the Passion Point of the black community...
The HBCU Community consists of
Currently enrolled students
High-school recruits and their parents
The community is success-oriented, savvy, and highly focused.
In August 2000, the USAGroup Foundation reported that African-Americans with bachelor's degrees from HBCUs earned higher wages and were more likely to attend graduate and professional schools than those who graduated from other 4-year colleges.