More students are applying to NC’s HBCUs. What’s driving the trend?

Less than a full year removed from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision, it’s still too early to gauge the full impact of the ruling, both at HBCUs and other colleges.

Though there are nuances to such predictions, the underlying reasoning is generally that, with highly selective, predominantly white colleges likely to admit fewer students of color, those students could be more likely to consider schools that place them—and their wellbeing and success—at the forefront of their missions.

At least four North Carolina HBCUs have seen increases in applications from prospective undergraduate students this cycle.

Read more from The Raleigh News & Observer.



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