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Our Current Partner Institutions
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have historically played and continue to play a critical role in African American achievement. While representing only 4% of colleges, HBCUs represent 14% of African American college graduates, 25% of African Americans with STEM bachelor's degrees, and an even greater percentage of African Americans with teaching, medical, and other professional degrees.
The HBCUs below have agreed to participate in Student Freedom Initiative’s Income Contingent Alternative to Parent Plus and private loans component for the identified academic year. A list of HBCU identified STEM majors that are eligible can be found immediately below the HBCU.
Computer Information System Biology Mathematics Chemistry Physics/Engineering
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Biology Computer Science/ Cybersecurity
The HBCUs below have agreed to participate in Student Freedom Initiative’s Targeted Capacity-Building component (cyber security upgrade).
Alabama A&M University
Bowie State University
Clark Atlanta University
Florida A&M University
Interdenominational Theological Center
Jackson State University
Jarvis Christian College
Prairie View A&M University
Texas Southern University
University of the Virgin Islands
Xavier University of Louisiana
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