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Table 313.10. Fall enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting historically Black colleges and universities, by institution: 2017, 2018, and 2017-18
Institution State Level
and con-
trol1 
Total
enroll-
ment,
fall
20172 
Enrollment, fall
2018
Full-time-
equivalent
enroll-
ment, fall
2018
Degrees conferred,
2017-18
Total expen-
ditures,
2017-18 (in
thousands of
current
dollars)4 
Total Black
enroll-
ment
Asso-
ciate's
Bache-
lor's
Mas-
ter's
Doc-
tor's3 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Total 298,134 291,767 223,163 251,390 5,465 32,639 7,697 2,518 $7,966,186
Alabama A&M University5  AL 1 6,001 6,106 5,701 5,726 0 507 332 8 148,803
Alabama State University AL 1 4,760 4,413 4,067 4,118 0 650 144 32 148,377
Bishop State Community College AL 2 3,233 2,860 1,796 1,907 275 32,081
Gadsden State Community College AL 2 4,979 4,736 850 3,117 642 50,921
H Councill Trenholm State Technical
   College
AL 2 1,845 1,855 1,267 1,181 178 21,972
J F Drake State Community and Technical
   College
AL 2 752 831 432 486 64 10,863
Lawson State Community College AL 2 3,248 3,274 2,653 2,192 316 50,318
Miles College AL 3 1,650 1,550 1,470 1,501 0 295 0 0 30,916
Oakwood University AL 3 1,711 1,636 1,391 1,555 4 306 5 0 54,786
Selma University AL 3 324 317 308 264 13 20 4 0 4,007
Shelton State Community College AL 2 4,607 4,350 1,667 2,771 535 42,421
Stillman College AL 3 677 797 750 714 0 72 0 0 14,207
Talladega College AL 3 782 1,212 1,042 1,138 0 128 0 0 14,708
Tuskegee University5  AL 3 3,289 3,026 2,771 2,953 0 423 86 67 122,619

Arkansas Baptist College
AR 3 593 525 472 486 41 30 0 0 14,820
Philander Smith College AR 3 891 1,000 935 973 0 89 0 0 21,513
Shorter College AR 4 521 569 323 425 30 5,409
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff5  AR 1 2,612 2,579 2,318 2,405 9 377 34 1 80,292

Delaware State University5 
DE 1 4,352 4,586 3,235 4,247 0 613 101 21 143,128

Howard University
DC 3 9,392 9,139 7,676 8,747 0 1,232 313 504 791,820
University of the District of Columbia5  DC 1 4,247 4,244 2,735 2,967 172 338 114 0 158,530

Bethune-Cookman University
FL 3 4,143 3,773 3,408 3,673 0 508 63 0 97,091
Edward Waters College FL 3 3,443 2,906 1,803 1,703 0 121 0 0 24,685
Florida A&M University5  FL 1 9,913 10,021 8,254 9,151 40 1,258 303 340 290,819
Florida Memorial University FL 3 1,250 1,189 874 1,126 0 214 25 0 35,256

Albany State University
GA 1 6,615 6,371 4,822 5,168 648 481 138 0 113,575
Clark Atlanta University GA 3 3,992 3,911 3,673 3,732 0 411 233 30 98,282
Fort Valley State University5  GA 1 2,752 2,776 2,537 2,522 0 334 112 0 78,548
Interdenominational Theological Center GA 3 295 293 288 182 0 0 38 28 7,546
Morehouse College GA 3 2,202 2,206 2,106 2,170 0 398 0 0 87,802
Morehouse School of Medicine GA 3 520 542 415 528 0 0 46 83 165,187
Paine College GA 3 426 469 442 447 0 74 0 0 13,830
Savannah State University GA 1 4,429 4,077 3,297 3,698 41 548 69 0 102,918
Spelman College GA 3 2,137 2,171 2,107 2,142 0 446 0 0 99,659

Kentucky State University5 
KY 1 1,926 1,778 963 1,389 52 222 57 6 67,996
Simmons College of Kentucky KY 3 216 210 202 178 16 10 0 0 3,273

Dillard University
LA 3 1,290 1,309 1,272 1,257 0 220 0 0 45,815
Grambling State University LA 1 5,191 5,205 4,758 4,511 1 551 215 10 91,270
Southern University and A&M College5  LA 1 6,118 6,693 6,191 5,851 0 736 297 14 138,156
Southern University at New Orleans LA 1 2,546 2,356 2,202 1,949 17 296 167 0 39,063
Southern University at Shreveport LA 2 3,088 2,651 2,419 1,894 207 31,499
Xavier University of Louisiana LA 3 3,044 3,231 2,408 3,139 0 299 32 165 115,404

Bowie State University
MD 1 6,148 6,320 5,278 5,441 0 781 245 8 121,201
Coppin State University MD 1 2,893 2,738 2,211 2,219 0 399 74 6 89,373
Morgan State University MD 1 7,747 7,712 6,141 7,168 0 1,153 268 54 244,280
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore5  MD 1 3,490 3,193 2,181 2,908 0 482 52 100 118,011

Alcorn State University5 
MS 1 3,716 3,658 3,345 3,257 16 450 151 0 89,836
Coahoma Community College MS 2 1,954 1,895 1,777 1,540 287 34,137
Hinds Community College, Utica Campus MS 2 688 646 621 615 114 0 0 0 ---
Jackson State University MS 1 8,558 7,250 6,504 6,203 0 1,109 374 75 192,155
Mississippi Valley State University MS 1 2,385 2,285 2,191 1,888 0 302 109 0 51,506
Rust College MS 3 860 846 820 794 5 110 0 0 17,107
Tougaloo College MS 3 809 736 719 716 0 130 7 0 24,780

Harris-Stowe State University
MO 1 1,442 1,716 1,488 1,526 0 176 0 0 35,290
Lincoln University5  MO 1 2,619 2,478 1,191 2,029 72 289 48 0 52,840

Bennett College
NC 3 493 534 488 491 0 72 0 0 15,621
Elizabeth City State University NC 1 1,411 1,677 1,213 1,530 0 245 17 0 62,244
Fayetteville State University NC 1 6,226 6,318 3,871 5,189 0 1,004 160 8 122,105
Johnson C Smith University NC 3 1,483 1,565 1,448 1,525 0 206 37 0 43,393
Livingstone College NC 3 1,150 1,148 1,083 1,143 10 157 0 0 30,461
North Carolina A&T State University5  NC 1 11,877 12,142 9,724 11,111 0 1,662 423 57 288,219
North Carolina Central University NC 1 8,097 8,207 6,248 7,204 0 1,026 467 134 208,311
Saint Augustine's University NC 3 974 767 711 757 0 121 0 0 30,191
Shaw University NC 3 1,660 1,411 1,054 1,349 0 179 28 0 42,219
Winston-Salem State University NC 1 5,098 5,190 3,897 4,719 0 999 99 40 141,832

Central State University
OH 1 1,784 2,099 1,943 2,057 0 211 0 0 60,652
Wilberforce University OH 3 627 672 662 612 0 66 7 0 15,479

Langston University5 
OK 1 2,219 2,119 1,645 1,945 13 242 62 14 59,768

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
PA 1 755 466 392 446 0 152 24 0 27,338
Lincoln University PA 1 2,266 2,376 2,121 2,241 0 260 126 0 58,979

Allen University
SC 3 590 743 724 709 0 59 0 0 15,485
Benedict College SC 3 2,090 2,165 2,032 2,134 0 248 0 0 50,115
Claflin University SC 3 2,129 2,172 2,022 2,101 0 310 32 0 51,419
Clinton College SC 3 170 193 183 193 9 11 0 0 4,192
Denmark Technical College SC 2 523 489 397 329 52 10,393
Morris College SC 3 747 649 635 639 0 117 0 0 18,485
South Carolina State University5  SC 1 2,942 3,022 2,858 2,638 0 310 83 11 88,257
Voorhees College SC 3 475 491 471 484 0 65 0 0 13,348

American Baptist College
TN 3 115 123 121 108 2 32 0 0 4,266
Fisk University TN 3 701 780 690 762 0 132 9 0 28,687
Lane College TN 3 1,420 1,232 1,207 1,203 0 171 0 0 24,731
LeMoyne-Owen College TN 3 863 885 865 810 0 106 0 0 15,806
Meharry Medical College TN 3 826 828 682 828 0 0 57 159 147,926
Tennessee State University5  TN 1 8,177 7,774 5,341 6,474 67 1,085 374 74 197,131

Huston-Tillotson University
TX 3 1,102 1,119 719 1,068 33 210 4 0 21,401
Jarvis Christian College TX 3 909 964 791 939 11 77 0 0 18,224
Paul Quinn College TX 3 519 550 438 532 0 41 0 0 11,410
Prairie View A&M University5  TX 1 9,219 9,516 7,932 8,844 0 1,104 393 13 245,322
Saint Philip's College TX 2 12,050 11,590 1,103 4,925 1,242 80,787
Southwestern Christian College TX 3 159 87 81 83 25 2 0 0 4,473
Texas College TX 3 983 1,042 864 1,032 21 84 0 0 16,206
Texas Southern University TX 1 10,237 9,732 7,624 8,689 0 974 360 312 212,216
Wiley College TX 3 1,323 1,003 821 926 1 224 0 0 25,289

Hampton University
VA 3 4,618 4,321 4,043 4,156 3 594 150 91 183,386
Norfolk State University VA 1 5,305 5,204 4,456 4,781 2 729 213 12 158,619
Virginia State University5  VA 1 4,713 4,385 3,123 4,193 0 731 126 13 145,558
Virginia Union University VA 3 1,674 1,552 1,490 1,459 0 204 92 16 37,953
Virginia University of Lynchburg VA 3 307 298 292 274 35 12 5 12 4,370

Bluefield State College
WV 1 1,379 1,275 95 1,102 113 226 0 0 21,039
West Virginia State University5  WV 1 3,879 3,692 314 2,498 0 370 32 0 46,809

University of the Virgin Islands5 
VI 1 2,170 1,984 1,482 1,571 31 221 61 0 75,370
---Not available.
†Not applicable.
1 1 = 4-year public; 2 = 2-year public; 3 = 4-year private nonprofit; and 4 = 2-year private nonprofit.
2 Total fall 2017 enrollment includes enrollment at Concordia College in Alabama. This institution closed in 2018 and therefore does not appear in this table.
3 Includes Ph.D., Ed.D., and comparable degrees at the doctoral level, as well as such degrees as M.D., D.D.S., and law degrees that were classified as first-professional degrees prior to 2010-11.
4 Includes private and some public institutions reporting total expenses and deductions under Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) reporting standards and public institutions reporting total expenses and deductions under Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) 34/35 reporting standards.
5 Land-grant institution.
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, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2018, Completions component; Spring 2018 and Spring 2019, Fall Enrollment component; and Spring 2019, Finance component. (This table was prepared November 2019.)

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