The Common Black College Application allows students to apply to any number of 50 HBCUs at the same time for only $35.

To date, over 100,000 students from the United States, Africa, South America and the Caribbean have completed the CBCA to apply to our 49 Member Institutions.

The California Community Colleges Transfer Agreement with HBCUs

On March 17, 2015  the California Community Colleges and nine Historically Black Colleges and Universities, established an agreement that will allow college students who complete certain academic requirements are now guaranteed transfer to a participating HBCU.
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Students can now track the progress of their Common Black College Application by visiting our Student Center.

Once you have entered the email address and password you used to complete your application, you can verify that we have received your application, $35 fee, transcripts and test scores in our office.

You can also track the progress of your application by our 50 Member Institutions. So please be sure to visit our Student Center often to the view the progress of your application.

The Common Black College Application is Sponsoring a National Online High School Marching Band Competition.

The first, second and third place winners will be decided based on the number of votes they receive. The winners will receive the following cash amounts:

1st place –   $2000
2nd place – $1500
3rd place –  $1000

Complete this Registration Form today and fax it to (404) 745-0124 to enter your high school marching band in the Marching into the Future contest. The public can begin to vote on their favorite band starting at 10:00 a.m. October 1, 2016 and will end at 10:00 a.m. December 1, 2016.

View the list of the high school marching bands that have entered the competition to date.

The Common Black College Application Online Vocal Performances features high schools students from throughout the country.

Students can post their performances and have the chance to receive comments, arrange auditions and possibly be awarded scholarships from choir directors at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. More information will be posted on October 1, 2016.

The Common Black College Application Online Instrumental Performances features high school students from throughout the country.

Students will have the opportunity to post their performances and receive comments, arrange recitals and possibly be awarded scholarships from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. More information will be posted on October 1, 2016.