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HU Student Population

Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 9,399
Undergraduate 6,526
Graduate 2,873
Men 2,922
Women 6,477

HU Student Population

There are 9,399 students including 6,526 undergraduate and 2,873 graduate students at Howard University for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 8,761 full-time and 638 part-time students with gender distribution of 2,922 male and 6,477 female students. Howard University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 29 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Howard University has a total enrollment of 9,399 with a gender distribution of 31.09% male (2,922 students) and 68.91% female (6,477 students). There are 1,900 male and 4,626 female students in undergraduate school and 1,022 male and 1,851 female students are attending graduate school at Howard University.
Student Population By Gender
Howard University
TotalMenWomen
Total9,3992,9226,477
Undergraduate6,5261,9004,626
Graduate2,8731,0221,851
Full-time8,7612,6716,090
Part-time638251387
[Chart] Howard University 2020 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Howard University has 8,761 full-time and 638 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 6,269 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 257 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 2,492 students are full-time and 381 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Howard University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total9,3998,761638
Undergraduate6,5266,269257
Graduate2,8732,492381
Men2,9222,671251
Women6,4776,090387
[Chart] Howard University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Howard University, 22 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,047 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 9,399 students. In undergraduate schools, 826 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 243 students are attending some online courses.
2020 Distance Learning Enrollment
Howard University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total9,3996,5262,873
Online Exclusively22022
In Some Online Classes1,047826221
Not In Online Classes8,3305,7002,630
[Chart] Howard University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Howard University. There are 110 American Indian/Native American, 212 White, 6,704 Black/African American, 261 Asian, 573 Hispanic, 20 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 270 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Howard University
TotalMenWomen
Total9,3992,9226,477
American Indian/Native American1102486
Asian26199162
Black/African American6,7042,0274,677
Hispanic573164409
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander20416
White21275137
Two More31786231
Race Un-Known642184458
[Chart] Howard UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Howard University.
Age Distribution
Howard University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total9,3996,5262,873
Under 181241240
Age 18-193,1543,1540
Age 20-212,5082,46246
Age 22-241,309576733
Age 25-291,2961271,169
Age 30-3448436448
Age 35-3920918191
Age 40-4918115166
Age 50-6411010100
Over 6421120
Age Un-Known330
[Chart] Howard University 2020 Age Distribution of Enrollment