Top 2012 HBCUs!!
The college rankings are in from U.S. News and World Report and for the sixth year in row, Spelman College in Atlanta is the number one HBCU in the country.
The all-female institution founded in 1881 has 2,170 students, with 70 percent of the students graduating in four years, according the survey released this week.
Spelman boasts an 11:1 student/faculty ratio, and it has an endowment of more than $326 million.
All of the colleges in the top five among HBCUs are private institutions with tuition, room and board ranging from $36,000 at the number three-ranked Morehouse College in Atlanta to $26,300 at Xavier University in New Orleans, ranked number five and tied with Fisk University in Nashville.
Others in the top five are Howard University in Washington, D.C. at number two and Hampton University in Virginia at number four.
Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, is the top ranked…
View original post 205 more words