ranks ECSU as a top HBCU ranks ECSU as a top HBCU has released its list of the top 50 HBCUs in the country and, Elizabeth City State University is ranked 18.

Consistently listed in the top tier of national rankings for universities in general, and HBCUs specifically, ECSU is, according to, a school that provides a solid liberal arts program as well as “innovative teaching” techniques for up and coming educators.

“The school enjoys favorable rankings from various institutions and has been named one of the top HCBU colleges in the nation as well as one of the top 50 best universities for African-American students,” states is an independent website with a focus on assisting students and their families find the right college for them. The site provides reviews, rankings and student resources to make finding a school easier and more efficient.

Elizabeth City State University has also been named by Washington Monthly as one of the ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ institutions.   Washington Monthly also ranked ECSU number one for the fourth consecutive year on its list of ‘Best Baccalaureate Colleges.’ ECSU has 28 undergraduate degree offerings and four graduate degree programs, flexible study options, and research opportunities.

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