$307 million to go to “enhance and grow” 10 NC Black colleges and universities

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James Willamor, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
James Willamor, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

North Carolina will receive $307 million from the American Rescue Plan to enhance and grow its 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the White House announced on March 7.

Nationally, $2.7 million is going to the HBCUs. Only Alabama (at $334 million) is receiving more money than North Carolina.

North Carolina A&T is receiving $93 million, while Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte has been allocated $14.4 million.

South Carolina’s eight HBCUs will receive $112 million total.

In detail:

North Carolina

  • North Carolina A&T State University: $93,092,139
  • North Carolina Central University: $62,903,281
  • Winston‐Salem State University: $42,169,266
  • Fayetteville State University: $41,559,265
  • Elizabeth City State University: $15,779,156
  • Johnson C Smith University: $14,375,251
  • Livingstone College: $13,710,891
  • Shaw University: $11,869,547
  • Saint Augustine’s University: $8,065,614
  • Bennett College: $4,068,757

South Carolina

  • South Carolina State University: $24,839,400
  • Benedict College: $22,424,080
  • Claflin University: $21,574,206
  • Allen University: $12,760,702
  • Denmark Technical College: $8,529,645
  • Morris College: $8,090,968
  • Clinton College: $7,170,012
  • Voorhees College: $6,553,949

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