Lincoln University of PA

HBCU RANKINGS 2014: THE TOP 25 IN THE NATION BY US NEWS

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Image of female student smiling at her graduation ceremony at a top 25 HBCU.

Photo credit: Tuskegee University

This month the U.S. News & World Report released its 2014 edition of the Best Colleges Report. Included are several ranking lists. Among them is the HBCU rankings. It is important to note that a total of 70 of the 105+ HBCUs are ranked on this list. According to the publication’s ranking methodology, there are a total of 81 eligible HBCUs and of them — 11 HBCUs were unranked. Visit the US News and World Report’s HBCURankings Methodology for more details.

The ranking data includes tuition, enrollment, retention, graduation rates, and college admission test scores. The HBCU rankings list does not reflect the opinions or views of HBCU Lifestyle. Students interested in attending HBCUs should consult with parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and mentors to help in selecting the HBCU that is the right fit for them. Start by visiting the prospective university with family or registering for an HBCU College Tour.

HBCU Rankings 2014:

// RANK // UNIVERSITY // LOCATION
1
Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
2
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
3
Howard University
Washington, DC
4
Fisk University
Nashville, TN
5
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
5
Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA
7
Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC
8
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC
9
Clark Atlanta University
Atlanta, GA
9
Delaware State University
Dover, DE
9
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL
12
Dillard University
New Orleans, LA
12
North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC
14
Johnson C. Smith University
Charlotte, NC
14
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN
14
Tougaloo College
Tougaloo, MS
17
Winston-​Salem State University
Winston-Salem, NC
18
Elizabeth City State University
Elizabeth City, NC
18
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD
20
Alabama A&M University
Normal, AL
20
Lincoln University
Lincoln University, PA
22
Bennett College
Greensboro, NC
23
Oakwood University
Huntsville, AL
24
South Carolina State University
Orangeburg, SC
25
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
25
Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, NC
25
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS
25
Kentucky State University
Frankfort, KY

Source: U.S. News & World Report, 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking. For the full list of the HBCU rankings visit: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/hbcu.

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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY IS APPLAUDED FOR CUTTING-EDGE MASS COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT’S AWARD WINNING FACULTY AND STUDENTS

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Dr. Nicole Files-Thompson guided Broadcast Journalism students to create this television quality video featuring Lincoln University.   Files-Thompson brings Lincoln’s Mass Communications Department a plethora of experience in national television production ranging from the Lifetime Channel to the Democratic National Convention, and Showtime at the Apollo.

The Mass Communications Program is a concentration area offered at The Lincoln University School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Dr. Cheryl Renee Gooch serves as Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Chair of the Mass Communications Department is Dr. Carmen Manning-Miller.

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U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS LINCOLN UNIVERSITY AMONG NATION’S TOP 20 HISTORICALLY COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Carol Black >Facebook Post
The newly formed LU Historic Preservation Committee has learned that Azikiwe-Nkrumah Hall and 14 other buildings on the Lincoln University campus ARE HISTORIC and eligible for the Historic Register on January 4, 1985 by the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. The letter confirms that the boundaries of a Lincoln University Historic District were determined after a Bureau site visit on November 4, 1986. Once again… 

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Carol Black, Lincoln University ’67 and President of the Chester County PA Alumni Association, has been working diligently with concerned LU Alumni to not have Azikwe-Nkrumah Hall, which was the second building constructed on the Lincoln University campus  in 1865, from demolition as referenced in the “Open Letter to Alumni” dated June 4, 2013 by Dr. Robert Jennings, President of Lincoln University.

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