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HU Student Population

Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 10,859
Undergraduate 7,857
Graduate 3,002
Men 3,238
Women 7,621

HU Student Population

There are 10,859 students including 7,857 undergraduate and 3,002 graduate students at Howard University for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 10,050 full-time and 809 part-time students with gender distribution of 3,238 male and 7,621 female students. Howard University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 109 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Howard University has a total enrollment of 10,859 with a gender distribution of 29.82% male (3,238 students) and 70.18% female (7,621 students). There are 2,215 male and 5,642 female students in undergraduate school and 1,023 male and 1,979 female students are attending graduate school at Howard University.
Student Population By Gender
Howard University
TotalMenWomen
Total10,8593,2387,621
Undergraduate7,8572,2155,642
Graduate3,0021,0231,979
Full-time10,0502,9597,091
Part-time809279530
[Chart] Howard University 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Howard University has 10,050 full-time and 809 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 7,497 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 360 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 2,553 students are full-time and 449 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Howard University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total10,85910,050809
Undergraduate7,8577,497360
Graduate3,0022,553449
Men3,2382,959279
Women7,6217,091530
[Chart] Howard University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Howard University, 109 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,456 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 10,859 students. In undergraduate schools, 2,842 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 723 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Howard University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total10,8597,8573,002
Online Exclusively1090109
In Some Online Classes3,4562,842614
Not In Online Classes7,2945,0152,279
[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 132 American Indian/Native American, 214 White, 7,373 Black/African American, 417 Asian, 718 Hispanic, 28 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 425 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Howard University
TotalMenWomen
Total10,8593,2387,621
American Indian/Native American13229103
Asian417137280
Black/African American7,3732,1235,250
Hispanic718198520
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander28622
White21479135
Two More40792315
Race Un-Known1,053333720
[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
Total10,8597,8573,002
Under 182742740
Age 18-193,8853,8832
Age 20-212,9952,95639
Age 22-241,247522725
Age 25-291,3351281,207
Age 30-3451742475
Age 35-3923517218
Age 40-4921522193
Age 50-6412810118
Over 6424123
Age Un-Known422
[Chart] Howard University 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment