Many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) offer nursing programs that are among the top-rated schools in the nation. 

Morgan State University is the latest historically black college to post a perfect passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), the nationally required test for nursing credentialing.

Morgan State University Nursing Program

“We continue our drive towards excellence in nursing education with the knowledge that we can more than adequately prepare excellent nurses for the workforce here in Maryland and abroad. This knowledge supports our ongoing mantra, ‘Semper Ad Meliora,’ which simply means ‘always towards better things’,” said Maija Anderson, D.N.P., R.N., director of Nursing Programs at Morgan State. 

“Achieving this goal is yet another testament to the hard work, perseverance and commitment of the nursing faculty and the graduates who demonstrated what they had learned, from a content (analysis/application perspective) and what they’ve learned as professionals as it relates to the qualities ingrained in them throughout the program,” said Anderson.

Morgan State joins Fayetteville State University, and Lincoln University of Missouri  on the list of HBCUs with 100% cohort pass rate success this year. announces HBCU Nursing Programs Guide, a complete listing of HBCU Nursing Programs.

Prospective nursing students have many choices when considering accredited programs. Attending a HBCU can be an excellent choice for many students to gain unique and memorable college experience.

According to, which hosts the nations’s largest directory of nursing programs and schools, one thing found lacking was a complete list of Historically Black College and University nursing programs. So they compiled a comprehensive HBCU Nursing Programs Guide.

HBCU Nursing Programs Guide: See list of HBCU nursing programs compiled this list and will continuously maintain the listings in its entirety. 

This should benefit aspiring nurses as well as current nurses who want to advance their degree and career.