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Howard University


Overview

Student Population
8,966
Best Colleges National Rank
#132
 Location Washington, District Of Columbia
 Online howard.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Washington, District Of Columbia, Howard University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 18,225 prospective students applied, and 5,468 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 901 enrolled in the school.  8,159 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 807 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $24,122 plus fees of $1,575. Howard University is ranked 132 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1120/1310
ACT22/28
Applications Accepted
30%
Applications DueFeb 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$24,122
Costs for Howard University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,575
Room and Board $13,504
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$43,201

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Howard University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Communication 20%
Social Sciences 12%
Biology 10%
Psychology 9%