Ariyana completed the Common Black College Application and received 22 acceptance letters and $300,000 in scholarship offers. Listen to her story.

Students can apply to any number of 53 Historically Black Colleges and Universities with the CBCA. To date, over 100,000 students from the United States, Africa, South America and the Caribbean have completed the CBCA to apply to our 53 Member Institutions.

The California Community Colleges Creates Transfer Agreement with HBCUs.

Thanks to an agreement signed March 17, 2015 between the California Community Colleges and several HBCUs, California community college students who complete certain academic requirements are guaranteed transfer to a participating HBCU.
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Student from New Haven School District apply to 44 HBCUs with CBCA.

Track the progress of your Common Black College Application on your mobile phone.

Once you complete your Common Black College Application and pay the $35 fee, you can easily track the progress of your application on your mobile phone. You can also easily upload your transcripts and test scores by logging into your application with your email address and password and clicking on Application Details, connect your account with your High School Counselor, and contact our Member Institutions.