Alabama A&M University
Last year brought in the largest freshman class Bethune-Cooman had seen in more than 10 years and a 34% net tuition increase. With federal aid drying up in June, however, they intend to capitalize on an unexpected spark.
Deloitte, Apple, IBM and Google are some of the big-name companies to partner with the school's STEM field, offering career and skill development training, research opportunities and program funding. As a result, students are leading cutting-edge research and getting hired.