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Howard University

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Howard University is a large (under 20,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Mid East States in a large city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a majority of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Howard University include: Law with 149 PhD professional practice awards; Social Work with 115 Masters awards; Medicine with 113 PhD professional practice awards; Biology/Biological Sciences, General with 109 Bachelors awards; Journalism with 104 Bachelors awards;. Howard University is located at 2400 Sixth St NW in Washington, DC 20059.

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Howard University Facts

Howard University is located at 2400 Sixth St NW in Washington, DC 20059

Total Applicants: 9,015
Percent Admitted: 54%
Dorm Capacity: 4,440
Graduation Rate: 63%
Retention Rate: 83%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 90%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 8%

Howard University telephone number: (202) 806-6100

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Howard University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $22,683
Total Cost In State: $40,129
Total Cost Out of State: $40,129

Admissions stats for Howard University

Your chances are around 54% based on admission statistics for Howard University.

Student Demographics at Howard University
Howard University Demographics
Totals: 2,276
     Males: 724 (32% of total)
     Females: 1,552 (68% of total)
Asians: 41
     Asian Males: 20 (1% of total)
     Asian Females: 21 (1% of total)
Blacks: 2,047
     Black Males: 617 (27% of total)
     Black Females: 1,430 (63% of total)
Hispanics: 28
     Hispanic Males: 15 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 13 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 2
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 2 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 0
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 0
     Mixed Race Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 0 (0% of total)
Whites: 20
     White Males: 7 (0% of total)
     White Females: 13 (1% of total)
Foreign Students: 138
     Foreign Males: 65 (3% of total)
     Foreign Females: 73 (3% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Howard University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
(149 PhD professional practice degrees)
Social Work
(115 Masters degrees)
(113 PhD professional practice degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(109 Bachelors degrees)
(104 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(92 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(92 Bachelors degrees)
Radio and Television
(88 Bachelors degrees)
(74 PhD professional practice degrees)
(65 PhD professional practice degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(56 Bachelors degrees)
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
(52 Bachelors degrees)
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(49 Masters degrees)
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
(49 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing, Other
(47 Bachelors degrees)
(36 Bachelors degrees)
Finance, General
(35 Bachelors degrees)
(35 Bachelors degrees)
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
(29 Bachelors degrees)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
(28 Bachelors degrees)
Physical Therapy/Therapist
(26 PhD professional practice degrees)
(24 Masters degrees)
International Business/Trade/Commerce
(23 Bachelors degrees)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
(21 Masters degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(21 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
(21 Bachelors degrees)
(19 Post Masters certificate degrees)
Howard University Weather
Howard University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 54.70 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 41.74 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 76.20 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 19.92 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 15.83 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 75.82 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 34.61 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Howard University?
 Large Student Body
 Museums/Cultural Attractions
 Post Graduation Living
 Available Classes
 Low Stress Workloads
 Creative/Artsy Girls
 Proximity of Shopping Centers

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