Niche ranks Alcorn #3 on their 2023 Best HBCU Schools in America list

Alcorn State University continues to gain recognition as one of the country’s top HBCUs according to an online college ranking system.

Niche ranks Alcorn #3 on its 2023 Best HBCU Schools in America list. Alcorn is the only Mississippi HBCU ranked in its top five. Alcorn ranks amongst some of the top HBCUs in the country such as Howard University, Spelman College, North Carolina A&T, and Florida A&M University.

“Recent rankings affirm that Alcorn State University is rising among the best HBCUs in the nation,” said Dr. Felecia M. Nave, president. “As a graduate of Alcorn, it’s exciting to see people taking notice of the things that we’re doing. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and engaging in research, discovery, and innovation to deliver a high-quality, relevant, and affordable education remain resolute.”

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The 2023 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews using data from the U.S. Department of Education. The top-ranked HBCU schools are not only leading academic institutions but also offer an exceptional student experience. This year's rankings have reduced the weight of ACT/SAT scores to reflect a general de-emphasis on test scores in the college admissions process. Read more on how this ranking was calculated.

Visit Niche’s 2023 Best HBCU Schools in America list for more details.