Spelman College Tops U.S. News Rankings of HBCUs

The new rankings of America’s Best Colleges were released late last month by U.S. News and World Report. Harvard and Princeton shared the top spot for national universities and Williams was named the best liberal arts college.

U.S. News also weighed in on historically black colleges and universities. Spelman College, the women’s school in Atlanta, was at the top of the rankings. Spelman was ranked in 68th position among all liberal arts colleges in the United States.

In the U.S. News rankings of HBCUs, Howard University was ranked second and Morehouse College was in third place.

Rounding out the top 10 on the U.S. News list were Fisk University, Xavier University, Hampton University, Tuskegee University, Claflin University, Dillard University, and North Carolina Central University.