What Are Historically Black Colleges And Universities?

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were founded after the Civil War to provide educational opportunities to African Americans. Today, 104 HBCUs are located throughout the country. Notable alumni of HBCUs include Chadwick Boseman, 2 Chainz, Oprah Winfrey, Vice President Kamala Harris and Stacey Abrams.

Delaware State University (DSU) in Dover, Delaware is a part of the HBCU community. The university is known for its excellence in teaching, research, and public service and strives to be the most diverse, contemporary HBCU in America. DSU offers 44 undergraduate bachelor’s degree programs and 18 master’s degree programs.