Historically Black College Tour
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Program Dates:Minneapolis Urban League Academy High School
Phone: (612) 874-9667
Web site: www.mul.org
Description:This one week-long tour of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities has changes many students' lives. Students in grades 9-12 visit approximately 10 different colleges and universities each spring to explore the Black college campuses and experience campus life; they learn the process of applying to college and to begin thinking critically about attending college.

Two months prior to the tour, students research each school on the tour and develop a portfolio containing transcripts, letters of recommendation, and personal letters to present to each college/university on the tour.

Eligibility:Must be enrolled in grades 9-12 Must attend 75% of the portfolio sessions Must develop a completed portfolio
Gender:Co-ed
Application Deadline:Minneapolis Urban League Academy High School Phone: (612) 874-9667 Web site: www.mul.org
Year Established:1986
Fees:Students must try to secure $450
Scholarship Available:No
Stipend or Wage:No
Program Location:Minneapolis Urban League Academy High School 2201 Blaisdell Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55409
Overnight Options:Day and Overnight Options
Transportation Available:Yes

Bus tour to Black Colleges and Universities
Counselor/Staff jobs available
for High School/College students:
No
Accessible to students with physical disabilities: Yes
Serves students with emotional/behavior disabilities such as ADD or ADHD: No
Contact:John Ross, the director of the Minneapolis Urban League Academy High School.