School: North Carolina Central University

Location: Durham, NC

Founded: 1910

NCCU offers a blend of new and old architecture between their academic and residential buildings. The historic Annie Day Shepard Residence Hall (named after the founder’s wife) was built in 1930 and recently underwent a full renovation. They also boast an award winning Biomanufacturing Research Institute named BRITE. Coach Herman Boone, Denzel Washington's character in Remember the Titans, attended NCCU.