1. HBCUs are responsible for producing _______ of all African-American STEM graduates.

a. 50%

b. 25% 

c. 33%


2. ______ HBCUs offer law school programs.

a. Ten

b. Four

c. Six (Howard University, Texas Southern University, Southern University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, North Carolina Central University, and the University of the District of Columbia)


3. Which state has the largest number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

a. Alabama (It has 14 HBCUs!)

b. Georgia

c. Texas


4. The first HBCU owned and operated by African-Americans was_________. 

a. Wilberforce University (OH)

b. Lincoln University (PA)

c, Cheyney University (PA)


5. James Weldon Johnson, an alumnus of Atlanta University, wrote which famous song?

a. Wade in the Water

b. Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

c. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen


6. Which of the following is not an HBCU medical school?

a. Meharry Medical College

b. Morehouse School of Medicine

​c. Charles R. Drew School of Medicine & Science

d. Xavier University of Louisiana

e. Howard University School of Medicine


7. What percentage of HBCUs offer study-abroad opportunities?

a. 75%

b. 32%

​c. 58%​​

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