According to a recent report on Black Student Success by the Education Trust, roughly half of the nation's 105 HBCUs have a freshman class where three-quarters of the students are from low-income backgrounds, while just 1 percent of the 676
non-HBCUs serve as high a percentage of low-income students.
The Need for Capacity Building
"Many HBCUs could be helped by Church contributions to marketing and brand awareness assistance, professional development and technological enhancements without creating lapses in its other faith-based goals."
-Jarrett L. Carter, Founder
The Black Church & Higher Education
"No collaboration has proven more powerful, more consistent and more influential for black prosperity in the United States than the marriage of religion and higher education within black communities..."