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Michigan Universities
School NameLocationURLPhone No. (General)U-gradGradTotalPercent MinorityMean entering GPA
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansingmsu.edu(517) 355-185534,0009,000 43,00015%75% > 3.7
University of MichiganAnn Arborumich.edu(734) 764-181724,4129,890 34,30226%96% > 3.0
Wayne State UniversityDetroitwayne.edu(313) 577-357717,72913,000 30,72930%3.08
Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoowmich.edu(678) 387-100022,7565,90128,65710% 3.3
Central Michigan UniversityMount Pleasantcmich.edu(989) 774-400016,3742,09727,015  
Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilantiemich.edu(734) 487-463617,9285,72823,71016%3.01
Grand Valley State UniversityAllendalegvsu.edu(616) 895-661115,2213,35818,579 3 - 3.7
Oakland UniversityRochesteroakland.edu(248) 370-210011,6543,07214,726 3.2
Ferris State UniversityBig Rapidsferris.edu(231) 591-2000  9,847  
Northern Michigan UniversityMarquettenmu.edu(800) 682-97976,9362,8568,1605%2.85
University of DetroitDetroitudmercy.edu(313) 993-1000  6,00037% 
Michigan Tech UniversityHoughtonmtu.edu(800) 688-1885     

Black Colleges and Universities
School Name (By State)Year FoundedCityFull-time StudentsPhone
ALABAMA
Alabama A&M University1875Huntsville3,976(256) 851-5245
Alabama State University1867Montgomery4,093(334) 293-4100
Concordia College1922Selma416(334) 874-5700
J. F. Drake Technical College    
Miles College1905Fairfield1,122(205) 929-1000
Oakwood College1896Huntsville1,454(205) 726-7000
Selma University1878Selma100(334) 872-2533
Stillman College1876Tuscaloosa1,500(205) 349-4240
Talladega College1867Talladega588(256) 362-0206
Trenholm State Technical College    
Tuskegee University1881Tuskegee Institute2,816(334) 727-8500
ARKANSAS
Arkansas Baptist College1884Little Rock168(501) 374-7856
Philander Smith College1884Little Rock657(501) 375-9845
Shorter College    
University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff1873Pine Bluff3,000(870) 543-8486
DELAWARE
Delaware State University1891Dover2,910(302) 857-6060
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Howard University1867Washington D.C.7,168(202) 806-6100
University of the District of Columbia1976Washington D.C.3,183(202) 274-5000
FLORIDA
Bethune - Cookman College1904Daytona Beach2,558(904) 255-1401
Edward Waters College1866Jacksonville750(904) 355-3030
Florida A&M University1887Tallahassee9,859(805) 599-3225
Florida Memorial College1879Miami1,800(305) 626-3600
GEORGIA
Albany State University1903Albany2,483(912) 430-4604
Clark Atlanta University1865Atlanta5,000(404) 880-8000
Fort Valley State University1895Fort Valley2,184(912) 825-6211
Interdenominational Theological Center    
Morehouse College1867Atlanta3,000(404) 681-2800
Morehouse School of Medicine    
Morris Brown College1881Atlanta2,200(404) 739-1000
Paine College1882Augusta869(706) 821-8200
Savannah State University1890Savannah2,500(912) 356-2186
Spelman College1881Atlanta2,008(404) 681-3643
KENTUCKY
Kentucky State University1886Frankfort1,632(502) 227-6000
LOUISIANA
Dillard University1930New Orleans1,902(504) 283-8822
Grambling State University1901Grambling4,088(318) 247-3811
Southern University and A&M College1880Baton Rouge9,469(225) 771-2011
Southern University - New Orleans1956New Orleans3,075(504) 286-5000
Southern University - Shreveport - Bossier City    
Xavier University of Louisiana1925New Orleans3,470(504) 486-7411
MARYLAND
Bowie State University1865Bowie3,157 (301) 464-3000
Coppin State College1900Baltimore2,245(410) 383-5990
Morgan State University1867Baltimore5,600(443) 885-3200
University of Maryland - Eastern Shore  Princess Anne3,206(410) 651-2200
MISSISSIPPI
Alcorn State University1871Alcorn State3,000(601) 877-6111
Jackson State University1877Jackson4,268(601) 968-2121
Mississippi Valley State University1950Itta Bena1,882(601) 254-9041
Rust College1866Holly Springs703(662) 252-8000
Tougaloo College1865Tougaloo962(601) 977-7730
MISSOURI
Harris-Stowe State College1857St. Louis700(314) 340-3300
Lincoln University1866Jefferson City1,891(573) 681-5000
NORTH CAROLINA
Barber Scotia College1867Concord488(704) 789-2900
Bennett College1873Greensboro633(910) 273-4431
Elizabeth City State University1891Elizabeth City1,765(252) 335-3228
Fayetteville State University1867Fayetteville State2,628(910) 486-1111
Johnson C. Smith University1867Charlotte1,504(704) 378-1000
Livingstone College1879Salisbury676(704) 797-1000
North Carolina A&T State University1891Greensboro6,367(336) 334-7940
North Carolina Central University1910Durham3,250(919) 560-6100
Shaw University1865Raleigh2,163(919) 546-8200
St. Augustine's College1867Raleigh1,492(919) 516-4000
Winston-Salem State University1892Winston-Salem2,220(336) 750-2000
OHIO
Central State University Wilberforce855(937) 376-6142
Wilberforce University1856Wilberforce800(937) 376-2911
OKLAHOMA
Langston University1890Langston2,312(405) 466-2231
PENNSYLVANIA
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania1837Cheyney1,075(610) 399-2000
Lincoln University1854Lincoln Univ.1,523(610) 932-8300
SOUTH CAROLINA
Allen University1870Columbia420(803) 376-5701
Benedict College1870Columbia2,642(803) 256-4220
Claflin College1870Orangeburg1,230(803) 535-5000
Morris College1908Sumter881(803) 934-3200
South Carolina State University1896NE Orangeburg4,600(803) 536-7000
Voorhees College1897Denmark900(803) 793-3351
TENNESSEE
Fisk University1867Nashville742(615) 329-8500
Knoxville College1875Knoxville200(423) 524-6514
Lane College1882Jackson750(901) 426-7500
Le Moyne-Owen College1968Memphis1,013(901) 942-7301
Meharry Medical College    
Tennessee State University1912Nashville7,334(615) 963-5000
TEXAS
Huston-Tillotson College1875Austin551(512) 505-3000
Jarvis Christian College1912Hawkins499(903) 769-5700
Paul Quinn College1872Dallas800(214) 376-1000
Prairie View A&M University1876Prairie View3,863(409) 857-3311
Saint Philip's College    
Texas College1894Tyler240(903) 593-8311
Texas Southern University1947Houston5,552(713) 313-7011
Wiley College1873Marshall679(903) 927-3300
VIRGINIA
Hampton University1868Hampton4,679(757) 727-5000
Norfolk State University1935Norfolk5,131(757) 823-8600
St. Paul's College1888Lawrenceville615(804) 848-3111
Virginia State University1882Petersburg3,144(804) 524-5902
Virginia Union University1865Richmond1,300(804) 257-5600
WEST VIRGINIA
Bluefield State College1895Bluefield1,750(304) 327-4067
West Virginia State University1891Institute4,817(304) 766-3000
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
University of the Virgin Islands1962St. Thomas1,193(340) 693-1150
Historically Black colleges and universities are institutions of higher learning established before 1964 to educate African-Americans. Nearly all of the HBCUs are in the Southern and border states.


National College Rankings (2001)
 School NameSAT Range
(25% - 75%)
Top 10% of
HS Class
Acceptance Rate
1Princeton University (NJ)1360 - 154092%11%
2Harvard University (MA)1400 - 159090%11%
2Yale University (CT)1380 - 155095%16%
4California Institute of Technology1450 - 1580100%18%
5Massachusetts Inst. of Technology1390 - 156094%19%
6Stanford University (CA)1360 - 155088%15%
6University of Pennsylvania1310 - 149091%26%
8Duke University (NC)1300 - 150088%28%
9Dartmouth College (NH)1350 - 153087%21%
10Columbia University (NY)1300 - 150087%14%
10Cornell University (NY)1270 - 146080%33%
10University of Chicago1290 - 149079%48%
13Northwestern University (IL)1300 - 147083%32%
13Rice University (TX)1310 - 152086%27%
15Brown University (RI)1290 - 149086%17%
15Johns Hopkins University (MD)1280 - 149073%33%
15Washington University in St. Louis1270 - 144079%34%
18Emory University (GA)1280 - 143090%42%
19University of Notre Dame (IN)1260 - 143083%35%
20University of California - Berkeley *1200 - 143098%27%
20University of Virginia *1210 - 141082%34%
22Vanderbilt University (TN)1220 - 140066%61%
23Carnegie Mellon University (PA)1270 - 146071%38%
23Georgetown University (DC)1250 - 145078%23%
25Univ. of California - Los Angeles *1170 - 140097%29%
25University of Michigan - Ann Arbor *26 - 3063%64%
25U. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill *1140 - 136068%39%
28Wake Forest University (NC)1210 - 139066%49%
29Tufts University (MA)1250 - 143070%32%
30College of William and Mary (VA)*1230 - 141074%45%
31 Brandeis University (MA)1220 - 142065%52%
31Univ. of California - San Diego *1160 - 136099%41%
33New York University1230 - 142061%32%
33University of Rochester (NY)1230 - 141057%66%
35Georgia Institute of Technology *1220 - 141560%69%
35Univ. of Southern California1160 - 137070%37%
35Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison *25 - 2946%74%
38Boston College1200 - 137062%35%
38Case Western Reserve Univ. (OH)1220 - 144067%71%
38Lehigh University (PA)1156 - 134156% 48%
41University of California - Davis *1060 - 128095%63%
41University of California - Irvine *1035 - 125595%61%
41U. of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign *25 - 2851%71%
44Pennsylvania State U. - University
Park *
1080 - 130042%49%
45Tulane University (LA)1191 - 139352%78%
45Univ. of California - Santa Barbara *1080 - 129095%53%
45University of Washington *1040 - 128039%77%
45Yeshiva University (NY)1080 - 1300N/A79%
49Pepperdine University (CA)1150 - 135064%35%
49Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. (NY)1180 - 137054%78%
49University of Texas - Austin *1080 - 130048%63%

Source: US News and World Report

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