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Howard University

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Acceptance Rate 39 %
SAT Average 1,195
Tuition & Fees $28,440
Student Population 10,859
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $20,237

Academic Overview

Howard University Campus, Washington, DC
Howard University 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 2021 tuition & fees are $28,440 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 10,859 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 39% and the graduation rate is 64% 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 the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Howard University are $28,440. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $34,224 on average.
Howard University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$28,440
Graduate$34,224
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at HU. The acceptance rate of HU is 39% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average graduation rate is 64% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $20,237 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 10,859 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Howard University is 39 %.
Acceptance Rate
39%
Graduation Rate for Howard University is 64 %
Graduation Rate
64%
Transfer-out Rate for Howard University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
25%
Retention Rate for Howard University is 85 %
Retention Rate
85%
Student Population for Howard University is 10,859
Student Population
10,859
Student to Faculty Ratio for Howard University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,237 at Howard University.
Financial Aid Amount
$20,237

Offered Degrees

HU offers 235 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
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
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
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