Participating HBCU

Alabama State University

Alabama State University is located in Montgomery, Alabama. It is a public nonprofit, coeducational university founded in 1867 by nine freed slaves known as the Marlon Nine. Alabama State University offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees within its nine colleges including education degrees and certificates, a theatre program as well as forensic science and nanobiotechnology. Undergraduate enrollment at Alabama State University is 4,764.
Mission Statement:
Alabama State University is a comprehensive diverse student- centered public HBCU committed to global excellence in teaching, research and service.
The University fulfills its mission by: fostering critical thought, encouraging artistic creativity, developing professional competence, promoting responsible citizenship in its students, adding to the academic and experiential bodies of knowledge, enhancing the quality of life through research and discovery, and cultivating global citizenship through thoughtful (meaningful, purposeful conscientious, intentional) and engaging public service.
Motto:
“Opportunity is Here.”

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University is located in Lorman, Mississippi. It is a public, nonprofit, coeducational university founded in 1871. Alcorn State University offers nearly 50 undergraduate degrees within its five departments: Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Psychology, and Nursing. Undergraduate enrollment at Alcorn State University is 2,911.
Mission Statement:
Alcorn State University, a Historically Black College and University, is a comprehensive land-grant institution that celebrates a rich heritage with a diverse student and faculty population. The University emphasizes intellectual development and lifelong learning through the integration of diverse pedagogies, applied and basic research, cultural and professional programs, public service and outreach, while providing access to globally competitive academic and research programs. Alcorn strives to prepare graduates to be well-rounded future leaders of high character and to be successful in the global marketplace of the 21st century.
Motto:
“Where Knowledge and Character Matter”

Arkansas Baptist College

Arkansas Baptist College is a small, private, coeducational institution located in Little Rock, Arkansas. It was founded in 1884 by the Colored Baptists of Arkansas and continues to be supported by the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention. Arkansas Baptist College offers degrees in business administration, human services, criminal justice and religious studies. Undergraduate enrollment at Arkansas Baptist College is 990.
Mission Statement:
Arkansas Baptist College prepares students for a life of service grounded in academic scholarship, the liberal arts tradition, social responsibility, Christian development and preparation for employment in a global community.
Motto:
“Growing Hope”

Bennett College

Bennett College is a small, private (nonprofit), liberal arts college for women located in Greensboro, N.C. It is a United Methodist Church affiliated college that was founded in 1873. Academic programs at Bennett College consist of three divisions: the Division of Humanities, the Division of Social Sciences and Education, and the Division of Natural and Behavioral Sciences/Mathematics. Bennett College has an enrollment of 780 women.
Mission Statement:
Bennett College is committed to focusing on the intellectual, spiritual, and cultural growth of young women.
Motto:
“Educate, Celebrate. Oasis”

Bethune-Cookman University

Bethune-Cookman University is a private, coeducational institution located in Daytona Beach, FL. Founded in 1872, it is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Bethune-Cookman University offers 39 undergraduate degrees and six master’s degrees. Programs include Business and Entrepreneurship, Education, Health Sciences, Hospitality Management, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Performing Arts and Communication, and Religion. Enrollment at Bethune-Cookman University is 3,578 students.
Mission Statement:
The Bethune-Cookman University mission is to serve in the Christian tradition the diverse educational, social and cultural needs of its students and to develop in them the desire and capacity for continuous intellectual and professional growth, leadership and service to others. The University has deep roots in the history of America and continues to provide services to the broader community through a focus on service learning and civic engagement.
Motto:
“Enter to learn. Depart to serve.”

Bowie State University

Bowie State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Bowie, Maryland established in 1865. Bowie State University offers 22 undergraduate majors within its four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Professional Studies. Undergraduate enrollment at Bowie State University is 4,315.
Mission Statement:
Bowie State University empowers a diverse population of students from Maryland, the nation, and the world to reach their full potential through its high-quality, liberal-arts-based bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. The University provides a nurturing environment distinguished by a culture of success that supports students in completing their course of study. As Maryland’s first historically black university, Bowie State inspires and prepares ethical and socially responsible leaders who can think critically, discover knowledge, commit to lifelong learning, value diversity, and function effectively in a highly technical and dynamic global community.
Motto:
“Prepare For Life.”

Central State University

Central State University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio. It is a nonprofit university founded in 1887. Central State University has four divisions: Business; Education; Humanities, Art and Social Science; and Engineering and Science. Enrollment at Central State University is 2,244 students.
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Division of Institutional Advancement at Central State University focuses on shaping the future of the University and its students by providing leadership, expertise and support in the areas of fundraising, development and donor relations.
Motto:
“Change is Central”

Claflin University

Claflin University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Founded in 1869, it is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Claflin University offers 35 majors within its four academic schools: Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Undergraduate enrollment at Claflin University is 1,851.
Mission Statement:
Claflin University is a comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with the United Methodist Church. A historically black University founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin is dedicated to providing a student-centered, liberal arts education grounded in cutting-edge research, experiential learning, state-of-the art technology, community service, and life-long personal and professional fulfillment. Claflin is a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, staff and administrators who work to cultivate practical wisdom, judgment, knowledge, skills and character needed for globally engaged citizenship and effective leadership.
Motto:
“The World Needs Visionaries.”

Clark-Alanta University

Clark Atlanta University is a private, coeducational institution located in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 1988, it is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Clark Atlanta University has four divisions: Business Administration, Social Work, Education, and Arts and Sciences. Enrollment at Clark Atlanta University is 3,485 students.
Mission Statement:
The mission of Clark Atlanta University is to provide the highest quality of education and training for a student body which is predominantly African American but which is becoming increasingly diversified by students from other racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. This mission commits the institution to the shaping of graduates who are productive, creative, socially and economically responsible citizens in a dynamic global society and who are themselves committed to the search for solutions to the problems of racism, sexism, age discrimination, economic deprivation and other forms of oppression. The three functions of the University – teaching, research and service – are all to focus strongly on the attainment of a society – American, Third World and global – which is responsive to human needs of all of its citizens.
Motto:
“I’ll Find a Way or Make One”

Dillard University

Dillard University is a private (nonprofit) coeducational institution located in New Orleans, La. It is a United Methodist Church affiliated institution that was founded in 1869. Dillard University consists of six academic divisions: Division of Business; Division of Education Psychology; Division of Humanities; Division of Natural Sciences and Public Health; Division of Nursing; and Division of Social Sciences. Enrollment at Dillard is 1,183 students.
Mission Statement:
True to its heritage, Dillard University’s mission is to produce graduates who excel, become world leaders, and are broadly educated, culturally aware, and concerned with improving the human condition. Through a highly personalized and learning-centered approach, Dillard’s students are able to meet the competitive demands of a diverse, global and technologically advanced society.
Motto:
“Ex Fide Fortis” (Out of Faith, Strength)

Edward Waters College

Edward Waters College is a small, private, coeducational institution located in Jacksonville, FL. Established in 1866, it is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Edward Waters College has nine divisions including Biology, Business Administration, Communications, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies, and a dual enrollment program. Enrollment at Edward Waters College is 769 students.
Mission Statement:
Edward Waters College is a small, private, Christian, Historically Black, Urban, Liberal Arts College that offers quality baccalaureate degree programs. The College strives to prepare students holistically to advance in a global society through the provision of intellectually stimulating programs and an environment which emphasizes high moral and spiritual values in keeping with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Edward Waters College seeks to develop excellence in scholarship, research and service for the betterment of humanity.
Motto:
“Academic, Spiritual, Physical”

Fisk University

Fisk University is a private (nonprofit) Institution located in Nashville, Tenn. Fisk was founded in 1866 and is affiliated with the Church of Christ. Fisk University offers degrees in art, biology, business administration, chemistry, computer science, English history, mathematics, music, nursing, physics, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish and special education. Student enrollment at Fisk stands at 611 students.
Mission Statement:
Fisk University produces graduates from diverse backgrounds with the integrity and intellect required for substantive contributions to society. Our curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and our faculty and administrators emphasize the discovery and advancement of knowledge through research in the natural and social sciences, business and the humanities. We are committed to the success of scholars and leaders with global perspective.
Motto:
“Her Sons and Daughters Ever on the Altar”

Florida Memorial University

Florida Memorial University is a small, private, coeducational institution located in Miami Gardens, FL. Founded in 1879, it is affiliated with the Baptist Church. Florida Memorial University has three divisions: Business, Arts and Sciences, and Education. Enrollment at Florida Memorial University is 1,891 students.
Mission Statement:
The mission of Florida Memorial University is to instill in our students the values of leadership, character and service to enhance their lives and the lives of others on our campus, in our community and in the world through a transformational, liberal arts education.
Motto:
“Leadership, Character and Service”

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Fort Valley, Georgia. It was founded in 1895. Fort Valley State University has three colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education, and Agriculture. Undergraduate enrollment at Fort Valley State University is 2,267.
Mission Statement:
The mission of Fort Valley State University is to advance the cause of education with emphasis upon fulfilling commitments that our community members have undertaken collectively. As an institution of the University System of Georgia, Fort Valley State University naturally embraces the principles articulated by the Core Mission Statement for State Universities as approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. The university’s primary commitments include, among others, enhancement of teacher training programs grounded upon a liberal arts foundation, as reflective of over 110 years of experience and tradition. Additionally, the university recognizes with great pride and desires to further its responsibilities as Georgia’s only 1890 Land Grant institution by offering programming excellence in agriculture, agribusiness, family and consumer sciences, extension, technology and military science and leadership, as well as to further its traditions of excellence in programs in the liberal arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural and physical sciences.
Motto:
“Be Bold. Be Amazing. Be Prepared.”

Grambling State University

Grambling State University a public, coeducational institution located in Grambling, LA. It opened in 1901, founded by the North Louisiana Colored Agriculture Relief Association, organized in 1896 by a group of African-American farmers who wanted to organize and operate a school for African Americans. Grambling State University has three divisions: Arts and Sciences, Business and Education. Enrollment at Grambling State University is 4,553.
Mission Statement:
Grambling State University is a comprehensive, historically black, public institution that offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs of study. Through its undergraduate major courses of study, which are undergirded by a traditional liberal arts program, and through its graduate school, which has a decidedly professional focus, the University embraces its founding principle of educational opportunity.
Motto:
“Where Everybody is Somebody”

Harris-Stowe State University

Harris-Stowe State University is a public, coeducational institution located in St. Louis, Missouri. It was founded in 1857 by the St. Louis Public School as a normal school and became one of the first public teacher education institutions west of the Mississippi River. Harris-Stowe State University offers Bachelor of Science degree within its three colleges: Business, Arts & Sciences, and Education. Undergraduate enrollment at Harris-Stowe State University is 1,390.
Mission Statement:
Harris-Stowe State University’s primary mission, as set forth in Senate Bill 153, is to address the higher education needs of the metropolitan St. Louis region. Toward the fulfillment of this mandate, the University offers a solid General Education curriculum, which serves as the foundation for the University’s various baccalaureate* programs in three broad professional areas, including baccalaureate degree programs in business, education, and arts and sciences.
Motto:
“Inspiring change.”

Huston-Tillotson University

Huston-Tillotson University is a small institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ. Huston-Tillotson University was established through the merger of two institutions, Samuel Huston College (founded in 1876) and Tillotson College founded in 1875. They merged in 1952 and became Huston-Tillotson College. The college officially became a university in 2005. The university offers bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Business and Technology. Enrollment at Huston-Tillotson is 975 students.
Mission Statement:
The mission of the University is to provide its increasingly diverse student body with an exemplary education that is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, balanced with professional development, and directed to public service and leadership. The University prepares students with the integrity and civility to thrive in a diverse society, fosters spiritual development, preserves and promotes interest in the accomplishments and experiences of the University’s historic constituents and evolving population, and creates and sustains supportive relationships which advance the Huston-Tillotson University community.
Motto:
“In Union, Strength”

Kentucky State University

Kentucky State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Frankfort, KY. It was founded in 1886. It has five divisions: Arts and Sciences, Business and Computer Science, Professional Studies, Liberal Studies and the Whitney Young School of Honors. Enrollment at Kentucky State University is 1,600 students.
Mission Statement:
Kentucky State University, building on its legacy of achievement as a historically black, liberal arts, and 1890 Land Grant University, affords access to and prepares a diverse student population of traditional and nontraditional students to compete in a multifaceted, ever changing global society by providing student-centered learning while integrating teaching, research and service through high-quality undergraduate and select graduate programs. Kentucky State University is committed to keeping relevant its legacy of service by proactively engaging the community in partnerships on civic projects driven by the objective of positively impacting the quality of life of the citizens of the commonwealth.
Motto:
“Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve.”

Lane College

Lane College is a private, coeducational institution located in Jackson, TN. Founded in 1882, it is affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal Church. It has three divisions: Liberal Studies and Education; Business and Social and Behavioral Science; and Natural and Physical Science and Math. Enrollment at Lane College is 1,262.
Mission Statement:
The College’s Mission is to develop the “whole student.” Academic excellence is the institution‘s top priority, and it is achieved through a student-centered and nurturing approach to learning supported by excellent teaching, teaching-related research, and service. The College believes that one’s intellectual capability coupled with social and spiritual growth is essential to the development of a well-rounded individual. In keeping with this Mission, the College offers creative and enriching academic programs to prepare students for their chosen careers; and encourages active student engagement to cultivate life-long learning.
Motto:
“Esse Non Videri” or “To be, not to seem”

Lincoln University of MO

Lincoln University is a public university located in Jefferson City, Mo. It was founded in 1866. Lincoln offers six undergraduate degrees in more than fifty programs of study with the most selected majors in the areas of nursing science, business administration, criminal justice, elementary education, environmental science and computer information systems. Student enrollment at Lincoln University is 3,159.
Mission Statement:
Lincoln University is a historically black, 1890 land-grant, public, comprehensive institution that provides excellent educational opportunities, including theoretical and applied learning experiences to a diverse population within a nurturing, student-centered environment.
Motto:
“Laborare et Studere” (“To Labor and Study”)

Lincoln University of PA

Lincoln University is a private, coeducational institution located in Lincoln University, PA. It has four divisions: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Professional; Science and Technology; and Graduate and Extended Studies. Enrollment at Lincoln University is 2,361 students.
Mission Statement:
Lincoln University is committed to maintaining a nurturing and stimulating environment for learning, teaching, research, creative expression and public service for a diverse student body, faculty and workforce. With a myriad of firsts to its credit and a tradition of producing world leaders, the University engages in programs that increase knowledge and global understanding. The University’s diverse student body and expert workforce foster a supportive environment for professional and personal growth and mutual respect.
Motto:
“Educate, Celebrate. Oasis”

Mississippi Valley State University

Mississippi Valley State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Itta Bena, Mississippi. It was founded in 1950. Popular majors include Business Marketing, Education, Security and Protective Services, Parks and Recreation, and Public Administration and Social Services. Undergraduate enrollment at Mississippi State Valley University is 1,948.
Mission Statement:
Mississippi Valley State University, as a Carnegie Classified Master’s University, provides comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in education, the arts and sciences, and professional studies. The University is driven by its commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, service, and research–a commitment resulting in a learner-centered environment that prepares critical thinkers, exceptional communicators, and service-oriented, engaged, and productive citizens. MVSU is fundamentally committed to positively impacting the quality of life and creating extraordinary educational opportunities for the Mississippi Delta and beyond.
Motto:
“Live for Service.”

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University is a public, coeducational, institution located in Durham, North Carolina. It was founded in 1909. North Carolina Central University offers nearly 40 undergraduate degree programs. Top undergraduate degree programs include: Criminal Justice, Family and Consumer Science, and Business Administration. Undergraduate enrollment at North Carolina Central University is 6,285.
Mission Statement:
North Carolina Central University, with a strong tradition of teaching, research, and service, prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. Through a nationally recognized law school, highly acclaimed and innovative programs in visual and performing arts, sciences, business, humanities, and education programs, NCCU students are engaged problem solvers. Located in the Research Triangle, the University advances research in the biotechnological, biomedical, informational, computational, behavioral, social, and health sciences. Our students enhance the quality of life of citizens and the economic development of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.
Motto:
“Truth and Service.”

Philander Smith College

Philander Smith College is a private (nonprofit) coeducational institution located in Little Rock, Ark. It was founded in 1877 and offers the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Social Work degrees. Student enrollment at Philander Smith College is 600.
Mission Statement:
Philander Smith College is committed to graduating academically accomplished students who are grounded as advocates for social justice, determined to intentionally change the world for the better.
Motto:
“You Shall Know the Truth”

Shaw University

Shaw University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Baptist Church. Shaw University was founded in 1865 and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Shaw University offers more than 30 academic programs within its six divisions: Business and Professional Studies, Communications and Humanities, Education and Social Work, Health and Human Sciences, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. Undergraduate enrollment at Shaw University is 1,509.
Mission Statement:
Shaw University exists to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders.
Motto:
“Pro Christo Et Humanitate
(For Christ and Humanity) ”

Southern University and A&M College

Southern University and A&M College is a public, coeducational institution located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was founded in 1890. Southern University offers over 30 undergraduate degree programs within six colleges: Agricultural, Family, and Consumer Sciences, Business, Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing and Allied Health, and Sciences and Engineering. Undergraduate enrollment at Southern University is 5,250.
Mission Statement:
The mission of Southern University and A&M College, an Historically Black, 1890 land-grant institution, is to provide opportunities for a diverse student population to achieve a high-quality, global educational experience, to engage in scholarly, research, and creative activities, and to give meaningful public service to the community, the state, the nation, and the world so that Southern University graduates are competent, informed, and productive citizens.
Motto:
Not available

Stillman College

Stillman College is a private (nonprofit) institution located in Tuscaloosa, Ala. It was founded in 1876 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Stillman consists of three academic divisions: Division of Arts and Sciences; Division of Business; and Division of Education. Student enrollment at Stillman College stands at 1,000 students.
Mission Statement:
Stillman College is committed to fostering academic excellence and providing high quality educational opportunities for diverse populations with disparate levels of academic preparation.
Motto:
“Tradition-Excellence-Vision”

Talladega College

Talladega College, established in 1867, is a private (nonprofit) United Church of Christ Affiliated institution located in Talladega, Ala. Talladega College has academic programs that consist of four divisions: Division of Business and Administration; Division of Humanities and Fine Arts; Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Division of Social Sciences and Education. Student enrollment at Talladega is 706.
Mission Statement:
Talladega College is committed to providing academic programs and experiences for students, that among other outcomes, produce graduates who think analytically and strategically, speak effectively and read critically, write with precision and clarity, exhibit competency in their academic discipline, and assume leadership roles in society.
Motto:
“An Education of Distinction”

Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1912. Tennessee State University offers almost 40 undergraduate degrees within eight divisions: Agriculture, human, and Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Life and Physical Sciences, and Public Service. Undergraduate enrollment at Tennessee State University is 7,264.
Mission Statement:
Tennessee State University, an Historically Black College/University (HBCU), fosters scholarly inquiry and research, lifelong learning, and a commitment to service.
Motto:
“Think. Work. Serve.”

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University is a public, coeducational institution located in Houston, Texas. It was founded in 1927. Texas Southern University offers degrees within their seven divisions: Business, Public Affairs, Education, Science, Engineering and Technology, Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Communication. Undergraduate enrollment at Texas Southern is 6,696.
Mission Statement:
Texas Southern University is a public, coeducational institution located in Houston, Texas. It was founded in 1927. Texas Southern University offers degrees within their seven divisions: Business, Public Affairs, Education, Science, Engineering and Technology, Liberal Arts and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Communication. Undergraduate enrollment at Texas Southern is 6,696. Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative programs that are responsive to its urban setting, and transforming diverse students into lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and creative leaders in their local, national, and global communities.
Motto:
“Excellence in Achievement”

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College is a private, non-profit coeducational institution located in Tougaloo, MS. It was founded in 1869 by the American Missionary Association. Tougaloo offers 29 majors such as Biology Education, Child Development, Economics, Psychology and Political Science. Enrollment at Tougaloo College is 918 students.
Mission Statement:
Tougaloo intends that its students become self-directed learners and self-reliant persons capable of dealing with people, challenges and issues. Tougaloo College intends to contribute to the social, health, and educational needs of the local and state communities through a program of community service.
Motto:
“Where History meets the Future”

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University, a private (nonprofit) university, located in Tuskegee, Ala., was established in 1881. Tuskegee consists of five colleges: College of Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Information Science; College of Engineering, Architecture, and Physical Sciences; College of Liberal Arts and Education; and College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health. Enrollment at Tuskegee stands at 3,100 students.
Mission Statement:
Tuskegee University accomplishes its central purpose of developing leadership, knowledge and service through its undergraduate, graduate, professional, research and outreach programs. Through these programs, students are encouraged not only to pursue careers but to be of service to society and to remain active lifetime learners. The University seeks to instill a robust thirst for knowledge and a vibrant quest for wholesale patterns of personal and social ethics that have philosophical and spiritual depth. In the process, it seeks to help each student develop an appreciation for the finer traits of human personality, the beauty of the earth and the universe and a personal commitment to the improvement of the human condition.
Motto:
“Scientia Principatus Opera” (“Knowledge, Leadership, Service”)

Virginia State University

Virginia State University is a public, coeducational institution located in Petersburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1882. Virginia State University offers 31 undergraduate degrees, the most popular including Education, Security and Protective Services, and Business Marketing. Undergraduate enrollment at Virginia State University is 4,241.
Mission Statement:
Virginia State University, a public, comprehensive 1890 Land Grant institution and historically black college/university, is committed to the preparation of a diverse population of men and women through the advancement of academic programs and services that integrate instruction, research, extension, and outreach. The University endeavors to meet the educational needs of students, graduating lifelong learners who are well equipped to serve their communities as informed citizens, globally competitive leaders, and highly effective, ethical professionals.
Motto:
“Building a Better World.”

West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University is a public institution located in Institute, WV. It was founded in 1891. It has four divisions: Arts and Humanities, Business and Social Science, Natural Science and Mathematics, and Professional Studies. Enrollment at West Virginia State University is 2,836 students.
Mission Statement:
The University, “a living laboratory of human relations“, is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
Motto:
“Veritas Lux Mundi” or “Truth is the Light of the World”

Wiley College

Wiley College, founded in 1873, is a private (nonprofit) United Methodist church affiliated institution, located in Marshall, Texas. The academic programs at Wiley College consist of four divisions: Division of Arts and Sciences; Division of Business and Technology; Division of Education; and Division of General Education and Special Studies. Student enrollment stands at 1,388 students.
Mission Statement:
Wiley College fosters an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages and supports spiritual, ethical and moral development, an appreciation for the arts, global awareness, and concern for the common good in the global society in which it exists. Committed to the principles of educational access and opportunity, our college serves traditional and non-traditional students of diverse academic, social, geographic, economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds who demonstrate a desire and potential for learning in a Christian environment that is sensitive to the myriad of student needs.
Motto:
“Achieving Excellence through Pride in Performance”