HBCU PA’LANTE connects diverse students of the African Diaspora to Historically Black College & University communities.
HBCU PA’LANTE MEETS THE NEEDS OF ETHNICALLY DIVERSE BLACK STUDENTS.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities enrolled more than 298,000 students at the start of the 2017-18 academic year, marking the first enrollment increase since 2011.
187,903 Black students were awarded bachelor’s degrees in 2018. The following academic year, there was an increase in attainment by more than 1,400.
During the 2020- 21 academic year, amidst a pandemic, several HBCUs experienced an upturn in enrollment. Furthermore, ethnic and racial minorities in the United States consistently growing, these groups are expected to comprise a majority of the population by 2042. The upswing in both degree attainment and the African Diaspora, denotes an increasing need for access to higher education.
By 2042, ethnic and racial minorities in the United States are expected to comprise a majority of the population, which denotes an increasing need for access to higher education.
The imminent increase in ethnically diverse enrollment and retention at HBCUs requires the keen research and cultural competency uniquely provided by HBCU Pa’lante, due to the multifarious nature of HBCUs and the African Diaspora.