HOWARD UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON

Washington, District of ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  9392Enrollment

Howard University is a private research university located in Washington D.C., United States. Founded in 1867, it is the most comprehensive historically black university in the country.

It offers more than 120,000 degrees in the major areas such as the arts, the humanities, and the sciences. The most popular majors offered are –

  • Physical Sciences
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Social Sciences

Why Choose Howard University?

  • Howard University has Howard University Health Center, Counseling services, Libraries, and Moorland Spingarn Research Center
  • More than 200 student organizations for helping them in academic-wise and in career excellence
  • It provides 19 NCAA divisions sponsorship for both men and women athletes
  • It offers Bison STEM Scholars program which helps students to develop their personal responsibility and accountability

Howard University Programs and Schools

Howard University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the following 13 schools and colleges –

  • College of Engineering and Architecture
  • College of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Howard University College of Arts and Sciences
  • Howard University College of Dentistry
  • Howard University School of Business
  • Howard University School of Communications
  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Howard University School of Law
  • Middle School of Mathematics and Science
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Education
  • School of Social Work

Howard University Campus and Residence

Howard University comprises has a campus of 256 acres in Washington, District of Columbia, United States consisting of historical landmarks like  Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, Fredrick Douglass Memorial Hall, and the Founders Founders Library.

The university provides residence through 9 resident halls that can accommodate 62% of the total student population.

Howard University Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for admission into Howard University

  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores – ACT/SAT for UG programs; GRE/GMAT for graduate programs
  • English language proficiency test score – TOEFL, IELTS
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Admission Process

  • Applications for undergraduate programs must be submitted through coalition or common application.
  • Applications for graduate programs must be summitted on the official website of the university.
  • The application fee for UG programs is USD 75 and for graduate programs is USD 45.

Howard University Cost of Attendance

The estimated average annual cost of attendance at Howard University is tabulated below –

ExpenseCost in USD
Tuition24,966
Mandatory Fees1,790
Other Fees300
Books and Supplies1,500
Room and Board13,895
Travel and Personal2,500

Financial Aids

Loans:

Federal and Non-federal loans are available for the students to help them financially.

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships:

Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships are available from the outside and inside the university for the students who are academically good in.

Summer Financial Aid:

Several Summer Financial Aid options are available for the students of Howard University. Requirements and deadlines are available.  

Tuition Remission:

Students who are qualified in the university examinations will be awarded the tuition remission.

Alumni

Alumni of Howard University can get premier membership in the university and gifts, scholarships, constituent units for alumni, alumni check and credit cards, and GEICO alumni insurances.

Some notable alumni are –

  • Brandon Nelson – General Counsel (JetBlue Technology Ventures)
  • Natalie Madeira Cofield – CEO (Walker’s Legacy Foundation)
  • Paulette Brown – President (ABA)
  • Edward Hill – Special Assistant (National Bar Association)
  • Aprille Joy Ericsson – Eminent Engineer (District of Columbia Alpha)
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 28,256
Bachelors Tuition Fees$28256
Post graduate Tuition Fees$32155
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 8,942
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
9,392
International Students
3,006
Male : Female Ratio
31:69
Student : Faculty Ratio
8:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 20, 2019
Start of Application process November 20, 2018
End of Application process January 20, 2019
Application Fee
$ 45
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
30%
Total Applications
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  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #692
    Score (Out of 100)
    #39.6

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