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Johnson C. Smith University named top 25 HBCU on College Raptor’s 2021 college ranking list

Graphic from College Raptor - Top 25 Best HBCUs

Charlotte, N.C. / September 3, 2020 – Johnson C. Smith University is recognized as a top 25 HBCU in higher education according to new data released from College Raptor. According to the site, out of the over 100 HBCUs still operating today in America, JCSU is one of the strongest institutions of the bunch. 

“Since 2015, we’ve carefully assembled our lists each year to highlight the best schools in different categories to help families get started in the discovery process,” said Bill Staib, College Raptor’s CEO. "JCSU has shown dedication to academic excellence. We are proud to highlight them.”

This selection recognizes JCSU as a leading institution in the country based on a combination of factors including the University’s graduation rates, campus diversity, endowment per student, and other key metrics as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the most recently available enrollment year.

The news comes just weeks after Zippia named Johnson C. Smith University best small college for job placement in North Carolina.

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