Dillard University was ranked No. 9 among HBCUs for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report in the magazine's long-running America's Best Colleges feature.
In order to be on this rankings list, a school must be currently designated as an HBCU by the U.S. Department of Education, a status created as part of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Additionally, the college must be a baccalaureate-granting institution that enrolls primarily first-year, first-time students.
Click here to view the Best Colleges 2011 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking. Click here to view the Best Colleges 2011 Dillard University page.