Five largest historically black colleges and universities

(4-year public and private, based on 1997-98 enrollment)

1. Southern University (Baton Rouge, Shreveport, and New Orleans, La.) 15,162

2. Florida A&M University (Tallahassee) 10,991

3. Howard University (Washington, D.C.) 10,438

4. Tennessee State University (Nashville) 8,625

5. Norfolk State University (Norfolk, Va.) 7,659

Source: Department of Education

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