32%

Acceptance Rate

$24,005

Avg.Financial Aid

001448

FAFSA Code

About Howard University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

9,139

Website

www.howard.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

2400 Sixth St NW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2028066100
Fax: 2028062818
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Howard University at the 388th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

32%

SAT Range

1140 - 1285

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

$45

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to HU is moderately difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. To kickstart the admission process at HU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $45. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1130-1280, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Howard University, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001. They can also call them at (202) 806-6100.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,196

Average Annual Cost

$24,966

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$1,790

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,895

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,500

Total One Year Cost

$44,651

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $45,971. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($27,206), books and supplies ($1,900), room and boarding ($14,365), and budget for other expenses ($2,500). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$4,692

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

148 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

137 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

118 Graduates

Political Science and Government

92 Graduates

Psychology, General

86 Graduates

Journalism

82 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

59 Graduates

Marketing

44 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

43 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

40 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

38 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

34 Graduates

Economics

33 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

30 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

27 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

25 Graduates

Sociology

25 Graduates

Computer Engineering

24 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

22 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

21 Graduates

Chemistry

20 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

20 Graduates

International Business

20 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

17 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

15 Graduates

Architecture

12 Graduates

Civil Engineering

12 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

12 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Systems Engineering

12 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

9 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

8 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

7 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Philosophy

5 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,243

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

31%

US National: 44%

Female

69%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

3% White

0% Unknown

88% Black

1% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

97%

Out Of State

1%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,680 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,156/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,739/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,739/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bison

School Colors

red, white, and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

200

Total Female Athletes

177

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At HU, $14,365 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Howard University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HU costs around $4,739 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 29% and 71%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,000

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$239 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,005

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,079

Students Receiving State Aid

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,168

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,855

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,034

$30K - $48K

$4,789

$48K - $75K

$2,024

$75K - $110K

$230

> $110K

$12

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$41,828,826

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$60,190,915

The financial aid department of Howard University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Howard University is around $20,632 and the federal grant is $5,555. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,340 and institutional aid worth $20,632. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at HU based on students' financial needs add up to $41,828,826 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $60,190,915.

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