Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically black colleges and university includes any college or university that was established prior to 1964: whose principal mission was, and is, the education of black Americans; and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary of Education. In addition,”Minority-owned business” means also any historically black college or university, regardless of the percentage ownership by minority individuals.

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