Southwestern HBCU college tour

This southwestern HBCU college tour includes several of the top rated historically black colleges and universities reported by US News and World Report. These schools are known to provide a rich experience due to their strong sense of community, smaller class sizes, supportive instructors, and commitment to educating African-American students. This college tour highlights and visits Houston, TX, and continues on through New Orleans, LA allowing students to experience schools providing emphasis on liberal arts, technology, business, journalism and extracurricular and supportive features such as athletics, marching bands, career planning services, strong student organizations and student-run governments.



Day 1

  • Travel to Houston, TX
  • Visit Texas Southern University
  • Lunch on campus
  • Travel to Prairie View, TX
  • Visit Prairie View A&M University
  • Travel to Shreveport, LA
  • Dinner



Day 2

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Southern University at Shreveport
  • Lunch on campus
  • Travel to Grambling, LA
  • Visit Grambling State University
  • Travel to Alcorn, MS
  • Dinner



Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Alcorn State University
  • Lunch on campus
  • Travel to Jackson, MS
  • Visit Jackson State University
  • Travel to Baton Rouge, LA
  • Dinner
  • College Preparation Workshop

Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Southern University A&M College
  • Lunch on campus
  • Travel to New Orleans, LA
  • Visit Southern University at New Orleans
  • Free time and dinner in French Quarter



Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Xavier University
  • Lunch on campus
  • Visit Dillard University of Louisiana
  • Depart for home