Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible. – George Washington Carer
Find your HBCU below and be sure to view the notes at the end for important additional information. These statuses allow colleges and universities to access exclusive federal research money that in turn often creates companies and wealth for its alum, the institutions, and communities.
Alabama A&M – Land, Space
Alcorn State University – Land
Bethune-Cookman University – Space
Central State University** – Land
Delaware State University – Land
Florida A&M University – Land, Space
Fort Valley State University – Land
Jackson State University – Sea
Kentucky State University – Land
Langston University – Land
Lincoln University (MO) – Land
Medgar Evers College – Space
Morgan State University – Space
North Carolina A&T University – Land
Prairie View A&M University – Land
South Carolina State University – Land, Sea
Southern University – Land
Tennessee State University – Land
Tuskegee* – Land, Space
University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff – Land, Space
University of District of Columbia – Land
University of Maryland Eastern Shore – Land, Space
University of Virgin Islands – Land
Virginia State University – Land
*Tuskegee University is the only private HBCU and one of only three private schools in the nation to hold federal grant status of any sort.
**Central State University is currently applying for land-grant status.
There are nine universities in the country with triple grant status (Land, Sea, and Space). None are HBCUs.
There are two universities in the country with grant status in all four categories. Neither are HBCUs.