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Old 03-14-2012, 03:06 AM
 
Location: New Orleans
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I'll admit that this is something I don't have much experience with, but I was just thinking of how unusual it must be that in the city of New Orleans by itself we have three HBCU's (Xavier (Catholic) Dillard (private/nondenominational) and Southern Univ of N.O. (public).

I know there was something posted on here a while ago that said that HBCU's are common only in the South ( I think there's one in PA?) but there aren't really any farther north or west.

Just off the top of my head, Houston has at least one, Atlanta, Hampton Roads, Jackson MS?

I really hope this doesn't start some sort of racial debate, I am just curious about the concentration of these institutions.
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:49 AM
 
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Nashville also has three (Meharry, Fisk and Tennessee State University)
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:02 AM
 
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In the Raleigh-Durham area, there's NC Central in Durham and Shaw and St. Augustine's in Raleigh. Outside of Philadelphia, there's Lincoln University of PA and Cheyney State. In the DC area, there's Howard, UDC and Bowie State in PG County. Wilberforce Ohio outside of Dayton has Central State and Wilberforce. Atlanta has Morris Brown, Atlanta U., Spelman, Morehouse and Clark-Atlanta. Columbia SC has Allen and Benedict. Greensboro NC has Bennett College and NC A&T. There are others, but that's what I could think of of the top of my head.
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:41 AM
 
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what the hell is hbcus??
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Old 03-14-2012, 08:59 AM
 
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what the hell is hbcus??
Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Anyone can attend though.
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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In the Raleigh-Durham area, there's NC Central in Durham and Shaw and St. Augustine's in Raleigh. Outside of Philadelphia, there's Lincoln University of PA and Cheyney State. In the DC area, there's Howard, UDC and Bowie State in PG County. Wilberforce Ohio outside of Dayton has Central State and Wilberforce. Atlanta has Morris Brown, Atlanta U., Spelman, Morehouse and Clark-Atlanta. Columbia SC has Allen and Benedict. Greensboro NC has Bennett College and NC A&T. There are others, but that's what I could think of of the top of my head.
UDC is an HBCU?
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Atlanta has several: Morehouse, Spelman, Clark Atlanta, and Morris Brown.

Edit: D'oh! I see ckhthankgod beat me to the punch...I thought he/she was just talking about Raleigh until I saw the post includes several other cities.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:20 PM
 
Location: BMORE!
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Baltimore has Morgan State and Coppin
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Old 03-14-2012, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Lancaster, TX
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Here's a list of HBCUs sorted by metropolitan/micropolitan area and total number of campuses:

METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA: 6 (Clark Atlanta Univ. / Interdenominational Theological Center / Morehouse College / Morehouse School of Medicine / Morris Brown College / Spelman College)

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC: 3 (Barber-Scotia College / Johnson C. Smith Univ. / Clinton Junior College)
Huntsville, AL: 3 (Alabama A&M Univ. / J.F. Drake State Technical College / Oakwood Univ.)
Jackson, MS: 3 (Hinds Community College, Utica Campus / Jackson State Univ. / Tougaloo College)
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR: 3 (Arkansas Baptist College / Shorter College / Philander Smith College)
Nashville-Davidson—Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN: 3 (Fisk Univ. / Meharry Medical College / Tennessee State Univ.)
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA: 3 (Dillard Univ. / Southern Univ. at New Orleans / Xavier Univ. of Louisiana)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: 3 (Howard Univ. / Univ. of the District of Colombia / Bowie State Univ.)

Baltimore-Towson, MD: 2 (Coppin State Univ. / Morgan State Univ.)
Birmingham, AL: 2 (Lawson State Community College / Miles College)
Columbia, SC: 2 (Allen Univ. / Benedict College)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX: 2 (Paul Quinn College / Southwestern Christian College)
Dayton, OH: 2 (Central State Univ. / Wilberforce Univ.)
Greensboro-High Point, NC: 2 (Bennett College / North Carolina A&T State Univ.)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX: 2 (Prairie View A&M Univ. / Texas Southern Univ.)
Memphis, TN-MS-AR: 2 (LeMoyne-Owen College / Rust College)
Montgomery, AL: 2 (Alabama State Univ. / H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College)
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD: 2 (Cheyney Univ. of Pennsylvania / Lincoln Univ.)
Raleigh-Cary, NC: 2 (St. Augustine's College / Shaw Univ.)
Richmond, VA: 2 (Virginia State Univ. / Virginia Union Univ.)
Tuscaloosa, AL: 2 (Shelton State Community College / Stillman College)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC: 2 (Hampton Univ. / Norfolk State Univ.)

Albany, GA: 1 (Albany State Univ.)
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC: 1 (Paine College)
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX: 1 (Huston-Tillotson Univ.)
Baton Rouge, LA: 1 (Southern Univ. & A&M College)
Charleston, WV: 1 (West Virginia State Univ.)
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL: 1 (Bethune-Cookman Univ.)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI: 1 (Lewis College of Business)
Dover, DE: 1 (Delaware State Univ.)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC: 1 (North Carolina Central Univ.)
Fayetteville, NC: 1 (Fayetteville State Univ.)
Gadsden, AL: 1 (Gadsden State Community College)
Jackson, TN: 1 (Lane College)
Jacksonville, FL: 1 (Edward Waters College)
Jefferson City, MO: 1 (Lincoln Univ. of Missouri)
Knoxville, TN: 1 (Knoxville College)
Lynchburg, VA: 1 (Virginia Univ. of Lynchburg)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Peach, FL: 1 (Florida Memorial Univ.)
Mobile, AL: 1 (Bishop State Community College)
Oklahoma City, OK: 1 (Langston Univ.)
Pine Bluff, AR: 1 (Univ. of Arkansas at Pine Bluff)
Salisbury, MD: 1 (Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore)
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX: 1 (St. Philips College)
Savannah, GA: 1 (Savannah State Univ.)
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA: 1 (Southern Univ. at Shreveport)
St. Louis, MO-IL: 1 (Harris-Stowe State Univ.)
Sumter, SC: 1 (Morris College)
Tallahassee, FL: 1 (Florida A&M Univ.)
Tyler, TX: 1 (Texas College)
Winston-Salem, NC: 1 (Winston-Salem State Univ.)

MICROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS
Orangeburg, SC: 2 (Claflin Univ. / South Carolina State Univ.)
Selma, AL: 2 (Concordia College / Selma Univ.)

Bluefield, WV-VA: 1 (Bluefield State College)
Clarksdale, MS: 1 (Coahoma Community College)
Elizabeth City, NC: 1 (Elizabeth City State Univ.)
Fort Valley, GA: 1 (Fort Valley State Univ.)
Frankfort, KY: 1 (Kentucky State Univ.)
Greenwood, MS: 1 (Mississippi Valley State Univ.)
Marshall, TX: 1 (Wiley College)
Ruston, LA: 1 (Grambling State Univ.)
Salisbury, NC: 1 (Livingstone College)
Talladega-Sylacauga, AL: 1 (Talladega College)
Tuskegee, AL: 1 (Tuskegee Univ.)

OTHERS (NON-METROPOLITAN/MICROPOLITAN)
Alcorn State University (Lorman, MS)
Denmark Technical College (Denmark, SC)
Jarvis Christian College (Hawkins, TX)
St. Paul's College (Lawrenceville, VA)
Voorhees College (Denmark, SC)
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Old 03-14-2012, 03:02 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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A more relevant discussion would be about which city has the most students enrolled in area HBCUs.
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