ERIC Number: ED185898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
A National Resource. Historically Black Public Colleges and Universities.
Office for Advancement of Public Negro Colleges, Washington, DC.
This brochure gives basic information and discusses the salient characteristics of historically black colleges and universities in the United States. Thirty-five institutions are included in this category, primarily in the southern states. The history of the colleges, as a group, is briefly given, and these topics are addressed: low-tuition access, alumni, curriculum offerings, special programs, accreditation, research, community service, international programs, faculty, libraries, finance, and the role of the Office for Advancement of Public Negro Colleges. Charts give data on the institutions: year of founding, 1978-79 enrollment, faculty-student ratio, 1978-79 in-state tuition, 1978-79 out-of-state tuition, room and board rates, the president or chancellor's name, and the majors offered at undergraduate and graduate levels. A brief list of references is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Colleges, Black Students, College Curriculum, College Presidents, College Role, Comparative Analysis, De Facto Segregation, Educational History, Enrollment, Fees, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Intellectual Disciplines, Land Grant Universities, Majors (Students), Minority Groups, Public Education, State Colleges, Statistical Analysis, Student Costs, Student Teacher Ratio, Tuition, Undergraduate Study
Office for Advancement of Public Negro Colleges, Suite 710, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036 (free)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Advancement of Public Negro Colleges, Washington, DC.