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Table 250. Fall enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting historically Black colleges and universities, by institution: 2008, 2009, and 2008-09
Institution State Type and con- trol1 Total enroll- ment, fall 2008 Enrollment, fall 2009 Degrees conferred, 2008-09 Total expen- ditures, 2008-09 (in thousands)
Total Black enroll- ment Asso- ciate's Bache- lor's Mas- ter's First- profes- sional Doc- tor's
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Total 313,491 322,789 264,090 3,469 31,416 7,228 1,908 667 $7,447,698
Alabama A&M University2 AL 1 5,124 5,327 4,944 628 234 16 122,978
Alabama State University AL 1 5,695 5,564 5,352 497 216 58 128,144
Bishop State Community College AL 2 3,215 3,598 2,087 208 37,759
Concordia College, Selma AL 3 539 568 541 17 42 8,456
Gadsden State Community College AL 2 5,803 6,917 1,529 450 54,416
H. Councill Trenholm State Technical
    College
AL 2 1,358 1,733 1,103 133 22,060
J. F. Drake Technical College AL 2 756 1,258 810 56 11,541
Lawson State Community College,
   Birmingham Campus
AL 2 3,609 4,353 3,646 233 42,821
Miles College AL 3 1,786 1,791 1,760 219 24,123
Oakwood College AL 3 1,865 1,916 1,741 3 254 38,468
Selma University3 AL 3 3,351 35 35 0 3 5 1,050
Shelton State Community College,
   C. A. Fredd campus
AL 2 5,511 5,808 1,846 226 42,687
Stillman College AL 3 1,048 1,041 1,009 110 21,258
Talladega College AL 3 601 700 660 42 12,135
Tuskegee University2  AL 3 2,994 2,931 2,735 349 61 54 6 115,530
                       
Arkansas Baptist College AR 3 626 640 588 16 15 7,576
Philander Smith College AR 3 587 668 640 71 16,364
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff2  AR 1 3,525 3,792 3,582 0 401 24 71,718
                       
Delaware State University2 DE 1 3,534 3,609 2,919 506 126 14 107,648
                       
Howard University DC 3 10,320 10,573 8,214 1,402 387 452 108 1,051,876
University of the District of Columbia2 DC 1 5,339 4,960 4,083 184 384 75 130,611
                       
Bethune-Cookman College FL 3 3,633 3,637 3,437 453 6 63,393
Edward Waters College FL 3 843 831 799 85 22,561
Florida A&M University2 FL 1 11,857 12,274 11,124 47 1,435 271 276 28 281,218
Florida Memorial College FL 3 1,816 1,923 1,666 183 55 37,038
                       
Albany State College GA 1 4,176 4,473 4,139 3 519 112 64,347
Clark Atlanta University GA 3 4,068 3,873 3,800 493 152 28 93,025
Fort Valley State University2  GA 1 3,106 3,553 3,395 9 241 39 67,348
Interdenominational Theological Center GA 3 426 421 409 89 5 8,314
Morehouse College GA 3 2,781 2,689 2,596 488 81,158
Morehouse School of Medicine GA 3 322 326 271 24 56 7 121,342
Paine College GA 3 863 907 889 76 16,948
Savannah State University GA 1 3,453 3,820 3,603 326 42 63,560
Spelman College GA 3 2,270 2,229 2,134 444 84,627
                       
Kentucky State University2  KY 1 2,659 2,834 1,876 39 184 40 66,473
                       
Dillard University LA 3 851 1,011 985 171 54,355
Grambling State University LA 1 5,253 4,992 4,361 33 554 115 9 102,069
Southern University and A&M College2  LA 1 7,669 7,619 7,203 2 896 312 18 184,956
Southern University at New Orleans LA 1 3,104 3,141 3,030 11 228 148 40,221
Southern University at Shreveport LA 2 2,429 3,014 2,522 242 31,374
Xavier University of Louisiana LA 3 3,236 3,338 2,605 350 35 147 90,661
                       
Bowie State University MD 1 5,483 5,617 5,090 613 300 22 80,329
Coppin State University MD 1 4,051 3,801 3,564 358 87 73,136
Morgan State University MD 1 7,005 7,226 6,554 843 188 36 177,332
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore2  MD 1 4,290 4,433 3,528 429 76 0 28 98,524
                       
Alcorn State University2  MS 1 3,252 3,334 3,050 27 437 162 77,345
Coahoma Community College MS 2 2,263 2,565 2,493 202 29,588
Hinds Community College, Utica Campus MS 2 1,243 1,220 1,184 66
Jackson State University MS 1 8,377 8,783 8,181 905 352 67 182,170
Mississippi Valley State University MS 1 2,929 2,850 2,713 308 121 75,888
Rust College MS 3 942 1,072 1,057 9 104 15,413
Tougaloo College MS 3 871 939 924 1 148 24,605
                       
Harris-Stowe State College MO 1 1,854 1,886 1,721 131 24,113
Lincoln University2 MO 1 3,109 3,314 1,297 69 297 60 50,915
                       
Bennett College for Women NC 3 689 766 755 99 18,390
Elizabeth City State University NC 1 3,104 3,264 2,677 396 22 76,600
Fayetteville State University NC 1 6,217 6,283 4,773 773 145 9 105,672
Johnson C. Smith University NC 3 1,571 1,466 1,444 208 42,526
Livingstone College NC 3 994 1,082 1,066 145 20,103
North Carolina A&T State University2 NC 1 10,388 10,614 9,294 1,372 377 33 236,594
North Carolina Central University NC 1 8,035 8,587 7,194 809 373 191 181,324
Saint Augustine's College NC 3 1,451 1,529 1,485 167 33,153
Shaw University NC 3 2,702 2,538 2,445 8 394 9 36 49,133
Winston-Salem State University NC 1 6,442 6,427 5,191 1,012 127 132,733
                       
Central State University OH 1 2,171 2,436 2,366 182 6 58,069
Wilberforce University OH 3 785 710 682 153 0 16,807
                       
Langston University2  OK 1 2,734 2,749 2,287 13 377 72 11 38,197
                       
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania PA 1 1,488 1,488 1,438 168 76 46,360
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania PA 1 2,524 2,649 2,521 254 206 57,829
                       
Allen University SC 3 725 827 822 49 19,146
Benedict College SC 3 2,883 2,983 2,962 296 53,557
Claflin University SC 3 1,773 1,860 1,777 267 39 40,898
Clinton Junior College SC 4 124 148 147 24 2,272
Denmark Technical College SC 2 2,277 1,105 1,060 104 16,753
Morris College SC 3 921 966 963 134 18,278
South Carolina State University2  SC 1 4,888 4,538 4,339 521 115 29 124,362
Voorhees College SC 3 568 701 683 131 17,621
                       
Fisk University TN 3 726 650 575 115 9 24,175
Lane College TN 3 1,981 2,146 2,138 189 27,588
Le Moyne-Owen College TN 3 693 890 886 58 13,405
Meharry Medical College TN 3 739 786 673 14 121 6 119,798
Tennessee State University2  TN 1 8,254 8,824 6,651 112 948 401 59 171,374
                       
Huston-Tillotson College TX 3 785 882 679 94 15,262
Jarvis Christian College TX 3 728 628 587 66 14,765
Paul Quinn College TX 3 445 171 159 80 9,834
Prairie View A&M University2  TX 1 8,203 8,608 7,513 835 745 19 180,428
Saint Philip's College TX 2 10,335 11,008 1,709 629 78,171
Southwestern Christian College TX 3 203 201 182 34 4 6,249
Texas College TX 3 736 964 806 3 93 12,113
Texas Southern University TX 1 9,102 9,394 7,964 920 189 317 24 198,671
Wiley College TX 3 967 1,237 1,144 0 170 16,780
                       
Hampton University VA 3 5,427 5,402 4,904 0 855 108 62 7 148,546
Norfolk State University VA 1 6,325 6,993 6,382 60 784 210 3 133,741
Saint Paul's College VA 3 644 584 566 101 20,593
Virginia State University2 VA 1 5,042 5,366 5,100 8 609 95 7 122,112
Virginia Union University VA 3 1,501 1,691 1,654 141 96 0 25,489
Virginia University of Lynchburg VA 3 267 327 323 16 16 20 11 10 1,241
                       
Bluefield State College WV 1 1,868 1,989 254 95 227 23,905
West Virginia State College WV 1 3,003 4,003 746 372 5 49,985
                       
University of the Virgin Islands2 VI 1 2,393 2,602 2,100 77 210 40 73,536
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 1 = public, 4-year; 2 = public, 2-year; 3 = private not-for-profit, 4-year; and 4 = private not-for-profit, 2-year.
2 Land-grant institution.
3 Data were imputed due to institution nonresponse.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Excludes historically Black colleges and universities that are not participating in Title IV programs. Historically Black colleges and universities are degree-granting institutions established prior to 1964 with the principal mission of educating Black Americans. Federal regulations, 20 U.S. Code, Section 1061 (2), allow for certain exceptions to the founding date. Totals include persons of other racial/ethnic groups not separately identified. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2008 and 2009 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2009, Spring 2009, and Spring 2010. (This table was prepared October 2010.)
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