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.