School Overview

Howard University is a Private, 4 years college located in Washington, District of Columbia. HU ranked 205th in National Universities and 6th in District of Columbia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 10,859 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. HU's acceptance rate is 35.25% last year (undergraduate school).
Howard University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Howard University is 35.25% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.71%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate35.25 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.71 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

HU's 2022 tuition & fees is $28,916 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $34,326.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$28,916
Graduate Tuition & Fees$34,326
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 10,859 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 109 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. HU has 7,857 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,002 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students10,859
Undergraduate Students7,857
Graduate Students3,002
Online Enrollment109

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs150 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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