U.S. News & World Report has announced its annual rankings of America’s best colleges and universities. Once again this year, the magazine has included a list of what its editors believe are the best historically black colleges and universities. The rankings are almost identical to last year’s list.
Once again, Spelman College in Atlanta was rated the top HBCU. Following Spelman was Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Morehouse College in Atlanta. Hampton University in Virginia ranked fourth. Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Xavier University in New Orleans were tied for the fifth spot in the rankings.
Rounding out the top 10 black colleges and universities according to U.S. News are Tuskegee University in Alabama, Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Dillard University in New Orleans, and Florida A&M University in Tallahassee.