Support Marketplace

HBCUs

Students at historically black colleges such as Clark Atlanta are feeling the burden of 2011 changes to a federal loan program. New requirements for federal parent PLUS loans means fewer HBCU students now qualify.

Change to PLUS loan program hits HBCUs hard

Oct 28, 2014
Some schools have seen enrollments drop by more than 10 percent.
Posted In: Parent PLUS, HBCUs, student debt

How an HBCU with 35 students keeps its doors open

Mar 13, 2014
There are 105 historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. One of the smallest -- Morris Brown College -- struggles to stay afloat.
Posted In: HBCUs, universities, race

Historically black colleges struggle to compete

Oct 10, 2013
A federal court in Maryland ruled this week that the state had failed fully to desegregate its public higher education system.
Posted In: historically black colleges, HBCUs, Morgan State University