Historically Black Colleges and Universities

What HBCUs were founded, encouraged, or substantially aided by the Freedmen’s Bureau?

Those HBCUs that reaped benefits from the great power of the Freedmen’s Bureau were Howard University in Washington, D.C. (1867), St. Augustine’s College (now University) in North Carolina (1867), Lincoln Institute (now University) in Missouri (1866), and Storer College (which later merged with Virginia Union) in West Virginia (1865).


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