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Howard University


Howard University a culturally diverse comprehensive research intensive and historically Black private university provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate graduate and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Moreover the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are through their teaching research and service committed to the development of distinguished historically aware and compassionate graduates and to the discovery of solutions to human problems in the United States and throughout the world. With an abiding interest in both domestic and international affairs the University is committed to continuing to produce leaders for America and the global community.

School Information

2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001
P: (202) 806-6100
F: (202) 806-2818
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 11,115Total Students
  • 3,937Male Students
  • 7,178Female Students
  • 544Total Intl Students
  • 256Intl Male Students
  • 288Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 3,063Total Faculty
  • 1,737Male Faculty
  • 1,326Female Faculty
  • 10:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 20,171

Out of State Tuition

$ 2,509

Books & Supplies

$ 15,341

Room & Board

$ 1,216

Other Expenses

$ 39,237

Total

Admissions

8,794
total applicants

54%
admitted (4790)

17%
enrolled (1494)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
470-570
Math
480-580
Reading
460-570
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
20-25
Composite
18-25
Math
20-26
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep ?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Anatomy
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Cell Biology and Anatomy
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Consumer Economics
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dentistry
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Psychology
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Genetics, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Law
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Marketing, Other
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
Medicine
Microbiology, General
Modern Greek Language and Literature
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Pharmacology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Radio and Television
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Russian Language and Literature
School Psychology
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Systems Engineering
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology

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