RISE 5280 is excited to announce our Fall 2023 Bayou Classic HBCU Tour!!!
From November 24th - December 1st students we will be taking students from various high schools around Colorado to tour 8 HBCU's: Jackson State University, Albany State Univertsity, Florida A&M University (FAMU), Bethune Cookman, South Carolina State University, Benedict College, North Carolina A&T State University, and Bennett College.
The tour also includes cultural experiences (ex. museums, etc...)
For a true college experience, parents are not allowed to attend.
No minimum GPA required. Must be in high school - no exceptions.
* Register today to save your spot.
Cost: $1950 / $300 deposit to reserve spot. Payment plans are available for the remaining balance.
Motor Coach Transportation
Battle of the Bands and Step Show
On-site tour of 8 HBCUs
3 Meals a day
8 College T-shirts
College Tour Bag
The first 45 youth to pay their deposits are guaranteed a spot. After that a waiting list will be started.
We are so thankful for Southwest's ongoing support and sponsorship of our organization’s HBCU Tours.
The Colorado Health Foundation
Create The Flavor
Driven By Our Ambitions
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
The Denver Foundation
Athletics and Beyond logo
Frequently Asked Questions
We are the #1 HBCU College Tour provider in Colorado and we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go on one. That is why we do not require a minimum GPA. Our goal is to inspire and educate every student that we touch.