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UNCF Report: HBCUs Fuel the American Middle Class
Despite offering admission to a significant number of underserved students, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are remarkably successful at supporting social mobility among their students, according to a recent report released by UNCF’s Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, the nation’s foremost research organization focusing on the educational status of African Americans from pre-school through college.
Putting students on the path to graduation. The secret behind the success of UNCF’s 37 member colleges and universities and their students. Why UNCF matters now more than ever. Bringing communities together for education. Advocating for K-12 education. UNCF and the increasing number of female presidents. The power of an individual’s investment. These are just some of the highlights featured in Lighting the Way to Better Futures®, UNCF’s most recent annual report. Review the annual report.