Use this document to keep track of your college list! You can also track key information like college acceptance rates and the major you want to apply for at that school.
Some colleges have specific missions of supporting marginalized and underrepresented college students. This is a list of Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions, Predominantly Black Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Students can complete the Common Black College Application (CBCA) and apply to any number of their Member Institutions, at the same time. The CBCA creates the potential opportunity for students to receive acceptance letters, financial aid packages and scholarship offers from several different colleges. Different schools have different application deadlines.
Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.
The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains individuals with extraordinary leadership potential. Posse Scholars receive full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse’s partner colleges and universities.
Many colleges have centers that support students who are a part of different communities, specifically nontraditional, underrepresented, and marginalized communities. An example of this is the Dream Center at Chabot College. Check out your schools to see if they provide similar support.