HBCU Tour Info

By Empowering Our Youth

RISE 5280 HBCU TOUR FALL 2024 flyer

RISE 5280 is excited to announce our FALL 2024 HBCU Tour!!!

From November 29th - December 6th 2024, students we will be taking students from various high schools from multiple states to tour 8 HBCU's:  Dillard University, Xaiver University, Grambling State University, Southern University, Paul Quinn University, Texas Southern University, Prairie View University, and Langston University.

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. You can live in any state and attend!

* Register today to save your spot.

Cost: $1950 / $300 deposit to reserve spot. Payment plans are available for the remaining balance.

Cost includes:

Roundtrip flight
Motor Coach Transportation
Hotel Accommodations
Bayou Classic
Battle of the Bands and Step Show
Plantation Tour
On-site tour of 6-8 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. 

* Tour FAQs can be found at the bottom of the page.

THE FALL TOUR IS SOLD OUT! BUT YOU CAN JOIN THE WAITLIST BELOW FOR SPOTS THAT COULD POSSIBLY OPEN UP.

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We are so thankful for Southwest's ongoing support and sponsorship of our organization’s HBCU Tours.

And, we are also thankful for Colorado Access for their support and sponsorship of transportation for our organization’s HBCU Tours.

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From the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank our sponsors & partners.
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Send us a message at info@rise5280.org

HBCU TOUR GALLERY

Check out photos from our previous tours.

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.