Oakwood University

    Oakwood University, a private HBCU, is ranked among the best Historical Black
    Colleges & Universities. Among black colleges, Oakwood is a leader in
    preparing students for medical professions. Extra-curricular activities include
    an award-winning choir and championship sports teams. The alumni of Oakwood,
    including musicians Little Richard and Brian McKnight, civil rights activists,
    politicians and a number of evangelists, help distinguish it as one of the
    nation’s top African American universities.