Tauri King

1960's Colleges



Historically Black Colleges and Universities were made for the blacks that wasn't egible for white Institutions.

  • More women were attending college than men.

  • Over 80 people graduated from universities that majored in medicine.

  • Opportunites were being provided to black students that wanted to get their doctorate degree.

  • Baccalaureate degrees were being awareded to the black people that were in fields like mathmatics, sciences, etc.

  • By 1953, over 3200 people were enrolled in private institutions. (Morehouse college, Spelman college, Howard University, etc.)

  • Over 43,000 were enrolled in Public colleges.


  • The HBCU colleges enrolled 3,200 student in graduate programs.

  • HBCU's tuition and fees were much cheaper than the white colleges.

  • Financial assistance was being provided for students that were qualified (low-income). This includes the following:

  1. Scholarships

  2. Loans

  3. Grants that covered the cost of tuition

  4. Supplies (books)

  5. Personal expenses

Four famous Americans that attended colleges in the 1960's were named

  1. Malcolm-X

  2. Lorraine Hansberry

  3. W.E.B Dubois

  4. Zora Neale Hurston


Malcolm-X participated in the civil rights movement and he was considered a controversial person in the movement. In 1963, he formed an organization of " Afro-Americans".

Lorraine-Hansberry.jpg Lorraine Hansberry was interested in theater and a activist.She worked as an writer and wrote playwrights while covering the issues for equal rights for colored people. It was mainly about the condition that occured in Harlem schools and racial discrimination.

dubois.gif W.E.B Dubois talked for the Civil Rights Movement. He attended a University and experienced his first racial prejudice. He was a hard-working man and his best work was known as the NAACP (National Asscocation for the Advancement of Colored People) and became the most inspiring organizations for African Americans.

zora.jpg Zora Neale Hurston was an African American woman that was protected from racial prejudice at a young age. By her positve attitude, she prefer to write about positive sides of Americans. She attended Howard University in Washington D.C and she published her first writing.

Undergraduate Schools:

College, College of Liberal Arts for Women, School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), the Wharton School, the School of Nursing, and the School of Allied Medical Professions (SAMP) Tuition: $1,250 General Fee: $150

Full-Time Graduate Groups (Ph.D.):

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Tuition: $1,200 General Fee: $100

Education: Tuition: $1,050 General Fee: $150

Fine Arts: Tuition: $1,050 General Fee: $100

Full-Time Graduate Groups/Professional Schools and Programs (selected non-Ph.D. programs):

Dental Medicine: Tuition: $1,100 General Fee: $100

Law: Tuition: $1,100 General Fee: $100

Medicine: Tuition: $1,100 General Fee: $100

Veterinary Medicine: Tuition:900 General Fee: $100

Social Work: Tuition: $1,100 General Fee: $100

Annenberg School: Tuition: $1,300 General Fee: $100


  • American football was a popular sport in the 60's.

  • In order to play any sports the student have to be enrolled by his/ her professor.

  • The college student must earn degrees, have a certain GPA ( A,B,C,D,F or 4.0-1.0),and scoring high on test in order to recieve scholarships.

  • Colleges provide tutors for the student when they needs extra help to improve their grades.


1960's Colleges
1960's Colleges
1960's Colleges
1960's Colleges