Howard University

Acceptance Rate 36 %
SAT Average 1,205
Tuition & Fees $27,206
Student Population 9,139
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $21,235

HU Academic Overview

Howard University Campus, Washington, DC
Howard University (HU) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Washington, District of Columbia. 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 2020 tuition & fees of Howard University is $27,206 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 9,139 students are enrolled into HU. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 36% and the graduation rate is 65% last year.
The salary after graduation from Howard University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,500. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

HU 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Howard University tuition and fees are $27,206 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $33,249 for all graduate students.
Howard University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Howard University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at HU

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at HU. The acceptance rate of HU is 36% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average graduation rate is 65% and the transfer-out rate is 24%. The average received amount of financial aid is $21,235 and 77% of undergraduate students received grants of scholarship aid. Total 9,139 students are attending HU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
[Chart] Howard University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Howard University is 36 %.
Graduation Rate for Howard University is 65 %
Transfer-out Rate for Howard University is 24 %
Retention Rate for Howard University is 85 %
Student Population for Howard University is 9,139
Student to Faculty Rate for Howard University is 10 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $21,235 at Howard University.

Offered Degrees at Howard University

HU offers 235 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Howard University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Two but less than four years certificate30
Bachelor's Degree870
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree681
Post Master's Degree320
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship360
Doctor's degree - professional practice61

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