Coastline universities are quite interesting, and usually a favorite location for incoming freshmen and students still in the decision making process of picking a facility to transition into higher education. Why are these universities so popular? Well, when we hear “along the coastline,” we normally think of beach fun and plenty of attractions such as shopping and great food. Among the many universities along the coastline, are plenty of HBCU’s. Provided below is a list of HBCU’s that you should consider visiting that are located in states along the southern coastline. Along with these great universities are attractions that are near by.
1. Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana
The city of New Orleans have much to offer such as great creole/southern origin food, jazz music, puppeteers, and Mardi Gras.
2. Morris College, Sumter, South Carolina
Sumter, SC is a beautiful small city where you can enjoy botanical garden, Swan Lake Iris Garden and learn cool facts about the area at the Sumter County Museum.
3. Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi
The John W. Boddie House is in Tougaloo and it was built during the Mississippi antebellum period with its Greek Revival style. This mansion would make great for a tour, as it serves as the nucleus of Tougaloo College.
4. Savannah State University, Savannah, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia is a nice, sweet, southern city where you can enjoy seasonal events as well as daily activities such as shopping, horse and carriage tours, and more. If you visit this city around St. Patrick’s Day, make sure you stick around to watch the Savannah River turn green!
5. Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida
Tallahassee serves as the tip of the state of Florida [the trigger of the gun]. Tallahassee is the capital of Florida so it is guaranteed that there is much to do in the area. A lot of cultural and historical sites and museums are in this city including lakes, hiking trails, state parks, and more!