HBCUs That Have Closed Their Doors

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  • St. Paul College to Close on June 30
  • Bishop College
  • Daniel Payne College
  • Friendship College
  • Guadalupe College
  • Kittrell College
  • Leland University
  • Mary Holmes College
  • Mississippi Industrial College
  • Western University
  • Prentiss Institute

St. Paul College to Close on June 30

Having unsuccessfully battled a crushing debt and a rejected accreditation, St. Paul College will soon join the ranks of HBCU’s forced to close their doors for good. The major agents behind the 125-year-old school’s closure have reignited discussions on the current state of HBCUs and possible ways to ensure their future. Keep reading to learn about the closing of several HBCU’s over the past eight decades. Patrice Peck

(Photo: Courtesy of St. Paul's College)

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