Acceptance Rate 32 %
SAT Average 1,213
Tuition & Fees $26,756
Student Population 9,392
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $21,235

HU Academic Overview

Howard University (HU) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Washington, District of Columbia. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 9,392 students are enrolled into HU. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 32% and the graduation rate is 63% last year.

HU 2019 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2018-2019, Howard University tuition and fees are $26,756 for all students. For graduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $32,884 for all graduate students.

Howard University 2019 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Howard University 2018-2019 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at HU

Next chart illustrates the 2019 key academic stats at HU. The acceptance rate of HU is 32% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 63% and the transfer-out rate is 15%. Total 9,392 students are attending HU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $21,235 and 4,908 students received grants of scholarship aid (77.24% of total undergraduate students). Total 9,392 students are attending HU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

[Chart] Howard University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Howard University is 32 %.
Graduation Rate for Howard University is 63 %
Transfer-out Rate for Howard University is 15 %
Retention Rate for Howard University is 94 %
Student Population for Howard University is 9,392
Student to Faculty Rate for Howard University is 8 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,235 at Howard University.

Howard University Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059-0001
Online Applicationwww.howard.edu/enrollment/admission
Financial Aidwww.howard.edu/financialaid/default.htm
Net Price Calculatorwww.howard.edu/financialaid/netprice/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.howard.edu
Disability Servicehttps://www.howard.edu/specialstudentservices/DisabledStudents.htm

Offered Degrees

HU offers 213 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Howard University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Two but less than four years certificate30
Bachelor's Degree740
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree641
Post Master's Degree291
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship340
Doctor's degree - professional practice60

Special Learning Opportunities

Howard University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Howard University.

Special Learning Opportunities at Howard University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,909)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,739)

Veterans Benefits

Howard University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Howard University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Howard University

Howard University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Howard University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits