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A Race to the Top in Research

by Morgan State U
January 25, 2022

Today, Morgan State is one of a handful of HBCUs vying to join the ranks of Carnegie R1 universities. The coveted distinction, reserved for doctoral institutions with very high research activity, helps universities recruit top faculty members and scholars and win prestigious research grants. Among the 137 institutions classified as R1, not one is an HBCU.