|Report: Students Interested in HBCUs Have Unique Wants and Concerns|
Jon Edelman, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Historically Black Colleges and Universities are currently enjoying their highest levels of cultural prominence in decades. Enrollment is soaring, and funding is increasing. And some expect application numbers to improve even further this year as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against race-conscious admissions practices.
New research shows that the students who seek out HBCUs have a distinct profile: They prize a sense of belonging, they have unique communications preferences, and they look at value differently.