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Dean Jason Wingard Reflects on the Value of HBCUs

Dean Jason Wingard reflects on the importance of an HBCU education, gives advice to current HBCU students, and explains the Columbia HBCU Fellowship in an expert Q&A for BestColleges.com.

"HBCUs, while representing less than three percent of colleges and universities in the country, graduate 42 percent of the nation's African American engineers and 50% of all black professionals," said Dr. Wingard of the importance of an HBCU education.

The Columbia HBCU Fellowship selects high-achieving undergraduate seniors selected by partner HBCUs to receive full tuition and housing for a range of master’s programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.

Read more in "Expert Q&A: The Value of an HBCU Education

Follow Jason Wingard on Twitter and visit the Office of the Dean page.