Black S&E doctorate recipients from U.S. universities complete their undergraduate degrees at many kinds of institutions. Nearly 30% earned a bachelor's degree from an HBCU, one of the most common types of baccalaureate institutions for black S&E doctorate recipients. HBCUs are especially important baccalaureate-origin institutions of black doctorate recipients in agricultural sciences; earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences; mathematics; biological sciences; and physical sciences.
Baccalaureate origins of black doctorate recipients
HBCU = historically black college or university.