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small cover image Social Mobility ReportUNCF 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.

Read the report: HBCUs Transforming Generations: Social Mobility Outcomes


Annual Report cover FY20UNCF: Lighting the Way to Better Futures®
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.

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"HBCUs serve as fertile ground for the development of transformational leaders who go on to have vast impact across industries and our society," #UNCF President & CEO @DrMichaelLomax discusses @HBCUSci w/ @tmcf_hbcu, @INROADS, & @SouthernCompany at the launch event. https://t.co/N7WML2E9Th
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"HBCUs serve as fertile ground for the development of transformational leaders who go on to have vast impact across industries and our society," #UNCF President & CEO @DrMichaelLomax discusses @HBCUSci w/ @tmcf_hbcu, @INROADS, & @SouthernCompany at the launch event. https://t.co/N7WML2E9Th
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"HBCUs serve as fertile ground for the development of transformational leaders who go on to have vast impact across industries and our society," #UNCF President & CEO @DrMichaelLomax discusses @HBCUSci w/ @tmcf_hbcu, @INROADS, & @SouthernCompany at the launch event. https://t.co/N7WML2E9Th
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Hey you....yes YOU! Make sure you sign up for the #UNCF Walk! We are challenging @XavierCSI to see which school can get the most students out to the event! #freefood #fun #freeshirts @DU_RoyalCourt @SGA_DU @duCPT_1869 @GeauxDU Sign up: https://t.co/l7xHIVtMpF https://t.co/8ONWVWMIy5
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One of my favorite grad fairs of the fall season🤗🍂. Please pass by the @newmarkjschool booth on Wednesday, October 5th, to learn more about our M.A. programs in NYC🏙️. Scholarships available💰. #NewmarkJ #AUCstrong #CAU #Spelman #Morehouse #clarkatlanta #hbcustrong #HBCUBUZZ https://t.co/oCxaiNygjR
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One of my favorite grad fairs of the fall season🤗🍂. Please pass by the @newmarkjschool booth on Wednesday, October 5th, to learn more about our M.A. programs in NYC🏙️. Scholarships available💰. #NewmarkJ #AUCstrong #CAU #Spelman #Morehouse #clarkatlanta #hbcustrong #HBCUBUZZ https://t.co/oCxaiNygjR
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It's Nat'l #HBCUWeek! We’re celebrating #HBCUs & their legacy of promoting equal opportunities for high-quality education. Help us share helpful #UNCF resources for current #HBCU students & #HBCUBound high school students & their parents. RT to spread the word #HBCUsBack2School https://t.co/jsdGaCUu2L
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Our talented students are back in school for the fall semester. Without your help, college costs will be insurmountable for students with unmet financial need. Your gift helps fill the gap. Donate today to help students stay all the way to graduation day. #HBCUWeek #Donate #UNCF https://t.co/CYICF8LGMw
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Great spotlight from @NationHahn at @EducationNC on how @ShawUniversity is building off of their legacy as the oldest degree-bearing HBCU in the South with an eye toward transformation for #students: https://t.co/fC1zbUlTvo #NC10 #HBCUstrong
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Check out this inspiring video featuring @MetLife Foundation Scholar Mallori King from @CAU that premiered at the #HBCU Football Classic between @Morehouse & @HowardU on @CNBC. Thanks, MetLife for supporting #UNCF’s work for more than 75 years.🎓📚https://t.co/6uVKw5USjL
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