Elizabeth City State University

    Elizabeth City State University, one of the Historical Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU),
    maintains a student-centered environment and approach to learning. ECSU is one
    of the accredited African American universities to offer courses in a number of
    fields. Like many black colleges, ECSU has alumni of notoriety such as Larry
    Johnson, Sr., and Johnnie Walton, who have gone on to be recruited by
    professional ball clubs.