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Tuition & Fees

$22,884

$22,884

not including room and board

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,727
Declined + 5,960
Total Received 11,687
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undergraduateRatios

0%

0%

male

female

1  :  10

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

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School Facts

Howard University, founded in 1867, is a private doctoral/research-extensive institution with 12 schools and colleges: the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Business, Communications, Divinity, Education, Law, and Social Work; and the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Dentistry, Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences, Medicine, and Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. Its 89-acre campus is located in the North West section of Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 10,002
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 5297
ACT 4102

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Private (nonprofit)

6,688

undergraduate students

3,314

graduate students

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Test Scores

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Washington, DC

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Washington, DC

89-acre main campus in Washington, DC (population: 632,323); branch campuses in Beltsville and Silver Springs. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to some off-campus university housing. Public transportation serves campus.

Howard University
2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 2% of male students
 
8 sororities 1% of female students

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 15
School has early decision program None
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,727
Declined + 5,960
Total Received 11,687

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Linda Sanders-Hawkins
Director of Admission
P: 800 822-6363
F: 202 806-4465
admission@howard.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA
Mascot
Bison
School colors
red, white, and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
African Studies
African Studies/Research
African-American Studies
Anatomy
Architecture
Art
Art History
Atmospheric Sciences
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences
Communication/Culture
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Education
Education/Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
English
Finance
French
Genetics/Human Genetics
Greek
Health Education
Health Management
History
Human Communications Studies
Human Development
Human Performance
International Business
Journalism
Latin
Law
Leisure Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Communications/Media Studies
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Microbiology
Ministry
Music
Nursing
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Physics/Astronomy
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Psychology
Radiation Therapy
Radio/Television/Film
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Supply Chain Management
Systems/Computer Science
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

67%

6,688
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

Graduate

33%

3,314
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Barbados
Canada
Ghana
Jamaica
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Peter A. Ugbong
Visa and Administrative Coordinator
202 806-7777
pugbong@howard.edu

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