January 21, 2018 Written by Imani Pope-Johns

BestValueSchools.Org Names Howard University As #1 HBCU This Year

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2018 – names Howard University as the #1 historically black college and university to attend this year. Howard University is ranked among 30 other HBCUs, including Spelman College, Hampton University and Xavier University of Louisiana.

“We are honored that BestValueSchools has considered us as the number one HBCU to attend this year,” says President Wayne A. I. Frederick. “Howard University is a special place where the world’s brightest students achieve success while working alongside some of the most talented and dedicated faculty in higher education. The training that Howard provides is indeed, an excellent value thanks to our overall strategy to keep the tuition costs low while challenging our students to meet the demands of the high-level academic rigor.”

Howard University offers several programs to assist students with funding their academic pursuits, including merit and need-based aid and an innovative sibling discount program, where a 10 percent discount is applied to tuition fees for families with two or more eligible undergraduate students enrolled in school.

Key factors in the criteria for the college rankings include several factors, such as the number of academic programs, graduation rate, and tuition cost. Howard has established itself in truth and service, with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in 13 schools and colleges, focusing on the arts, sciences, history, business, communications and more.

We strive to create the best resources for students who are looking to further their education,” says Cassie Williams of To learn more about the universities and colleges selected, view the list here.

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