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Howard University
Washington, Washington
USA
School
1001
st
QS Rank
767
th
U.S. News Rank
351
st
The Times Rank
About

Established in 1867, Howard University provides 140 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The National Science Foundation has ranked Howard as the top producer of African-American undergraduates who later earn science and engineering doctoral degrees. The university operates with the motto “Veritas et Utilitas,” meaning “Truth and Service.” 

Howard University has given more than 130,000 degrees in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The historic main campus is located on a hilltop in Northwest Washington, just blocks away from U Street and the Howard Theatre. It offers Medical Physics (M.S.), Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs, Doctorate Programs, and Professional Programs. The Howard University Health Sciences department includes the Howard University Hospital, Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.

Howard University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Washington, D.C., Howard University offers professional options in the public and private sectors, and Howard's links to both sectors are unequalled. Significant improvements and additions like the Carnegie building were built after World War 2.  

Howard University has produced many notable alumni, including one Schwarzman scholar, three Marshall Scholars, and four Rhodes scholars. It also has 12 Truman scholars, 25 Pickering fellows, and more than 165 Fulbright recipients. Some notable alumni include Chadwick Boseman, an American actor; Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States and Taraji P. Henson, an American actress.

Accolades
    1. Howard University is ranked in the range "#251-300" in "World University Rankings 2022" by "Times Higher Education."
    2. Howard University ranks in the range "#651-700" in "Top Universities" by "Q.S. World University Rankings."
    3. It is ranked "#763" in "Best Global Universities" and "#83" in "National Universities" by "U.S. News & World Report."
Highlights

Find miscellaneous information about students, campus and faculty of Howard University below.

Total Students
8453
Avg. Earnings After Graduation
87667 USD (annually)
Graduation Rate
International Students
Student
International
8 %
Student
National
92 %
Student Gender Distribution
Student
Male
28 %
Student
Female
72 %
Student Faculty Ratio
Student
Students
8
Student
Faculty
0
Accommodation for Undergrad
Available (On-Campus)
Accommodation for Grad
Available (On-Campus)
AdmissionAcceptance Rate: 32.5%
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Accounting

School of Business and Information Technology

Masters

Degree

-

Tenure

$35,556 USD

Tuition Fee

Accounting

School of Business and Information Technology

Bachelors

Degree

-

Tenure

$30,584 USD

Tuition Fee

African Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

Masters

Degree

2 years

Tenure

$31,309 USD

Tuition Fee

African Studies

College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelors

Degree

-

Tenure

$30,584 USD

Tuition Fee

Fees

The cost is an important aspect of choosing your dream college. Get detailed information about Howard University’s tuition fees, living expenses and financial aid opportunities below. 

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually.

Undergraduate
Tuition Fee

$30,584 USD

Cost Of Attendance

$57,316 USD

Scholarship

-

Accommodation

$10,262 USD

Graduate
Tuition Fee

$35,556 USD

Cost Of Attendance

$62,288 USD

Scholarship

-

Accommodation

$10,262 USD

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

How prestigious is Howard University?
Howard University is widely considered the country's most distinguished historically black institution of higher learning. However, the school's operations in the nation's capital have been plagued by issues such as budgeting, financial assistance, student housing, security, building maintenance, and transparency for years.
Does Howard University have a good business school?
Bloomberg Businessweek's top business schools list, the Howard University School of Business, got its highest ranking yet. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Howard University was ranked No. 23 on the Top Business Schools in the United States list issued in September.
How do I get into Howard grad school?
Harvard Grad Schools only accept applicants with at least two years of professional experience and a portfolio for graduate programs in Business, Engineering, Design, and Architecture. Your experience should, of course, be connected to the subject you intend to study.
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