10 of the Best HBCUs for Students Pursuing STEM Careers

As our world depends more and more on technology, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers will be in high demand. This list shows the historically Black colleges and universities that awarded the most STEM degrees to students within the sample year of 2008-09. According to a 2012 study, Texas Southern professors Emiel W. Owens, Andrea J. Shelton, Collette M. Bloom and  J. Kenyatta Cavil also found that the schools listed below have produced the most STEM graduates from HBCUs.


Howard University

Located in the heart of Washington D.C., this university awarded 166 different STEM degrees.

vier_University__New_Orleans__public_domain__0Xavier University of Louisiana

This university in New Orleans awarded 159 science, technology, engineering and math degrees.

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