Black Colleges Where the Trend in Graduation Rates Is Down

According to the records in the JBHE database, since 1999 Florida A&M University has shown a 10 percentage point drop in its black student graduation rate. This is the largest decline in graduation rates among the major black colleges and universities. There was also at least a five percentage point decline in the black student graduation rate at Shaw University, Grambling State University, Fayetteville State University, and Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.