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Choosing HBCUs with High Acceptance Rates?

Hey friends, I’m a bit stressed about the whole admissions process. Should I be considering HBCUs with high acceptance rates as safety schools, and if so, how do I find out which ones have the higher rates?

7 months ago

Absolutely, considering HBCUs with higher acceptance rates as safety schools can be a strategic part of your college application plan. It's good to identify a range of institutions where you're confident you'll be admitted, can afford, and would be happy to attend.

To find HBCUs with higher acceptance rates, you can start by researching each institution's profile on college information websites such as the College Board's BigFuture or the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard. These resources typically list detailed information, including acceptance rates. Additionally, each HBCU's admissions website often provides this data. You might find that schools like Fayetteville State University, Mississippi Valley State University, or Harris-Stowe State University have relatively higher acceptance rates and could make good safety school choices.

Remember to check out each school's academic programs, campus life, and the support they offer to ensure they're a good fit for you. Safety schools should still align with your academic and personal goals. Also, don't overlook the quality and value of education at these schools – they often provide a strong sense of community and support, which can be a significant advantage.

7 months ago

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