HBCUs by the Numbers

$14.8 Billion

HBCUs generate $14.8 billion in economic impact annually

134,090 Jobs

HBCUs generate 134,090 jobs in total for their local and regional

25% of African-American

HBCUs represent 3% of colleges and universities yet graduate 22% of African Americans who hold undergraduate degrees and 24% in STEM fields

40% of Members of Congress

Among African Americans, HBCU graduates represent 40% of members of Congress

40% of Engineers

50% of Professors of Non-HBCUs

50% of Lawyers

80% of Judges

DC Metro HBCU Alumni Chapters Working Together for the Advancement of Our Colleges, Universities, and Communities.