2400 Sixth Street NWWashington, DC 20059 202-806-2700
http://www.howard.edu admission@howard.edu
About Howard University
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 258 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,164
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 66%, 34%, 97%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $15,270
  • Room and Board $7,966
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 45
  • Enrollment No. 7,086
To study at Howard University is choosing an institution that is experienced, dynamic, and diverse – with a tradition of quality education since 1867 provided by the constant engagement of its faculty toward the students and their needs, and by its rich campus social and cultural life. With such a diverse student body, it comes as little surprise that life thrives on the Howard University Campus.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of honor societies Allied Health Sciences Epsilon Tau, Sigma Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Rho* Broadcasting, Alpha kappa Delta, International Sociological Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Society-*Business Administration, Beta kappa Chi Scientific education/Applied S
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Howard University Homecoming Program; Commencement Week; Convocation; Residence Halls Week; Howard University Radio Station; WHUR-FM (96. 3); WHUT-TV; International Student Night; Howard's Musicl Theatre's Productions in Ira Aldridge; James Porter Colloqui
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Absolom Jones Student Association, Adventist Student Association, Alpha Omega Steppers for Christ, Azusa Campus Ministries, Baha'i Club of Howard, Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Mosque - Howard Uni
  • Number of frats 10
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Asian Student Association, Bahamian Student Association, Bermuda Student Association, Caribbean Student Association, Haitian Student Association, International Student Association, African law S
  • Number of sororities 8
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Distance to nearest airport Alexandria (10), Reston, Virginia (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Washington, DC (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Washington, DC (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (10%), women's dorms (16%), men's dorms (14%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (15%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (42%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 17
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 57%
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 89
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4,531
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center Library Afro-American Studies Resource Center The Moorland-Spingarn Research Center The Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, Founders Library, The Howard University Law Library(renamed The Louis Stokes Law Lib
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,162,556
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Howard University Gallery of Art; Howard University Television, WHUT-TV; Howard's commercial radio station,WHUR-FM; Howard University Hospital; Howard University Museum Ralpf J. Bunche International Affairs Center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 12,216
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 1,600
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 3,700,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 425
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 241,345
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 2,319
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs & Company, Johnson and Johnson, Lockheed Martin, General Motors, Kraft Foods, San Diego Gas and Electric, Citigroup/Citi Cards.
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 1 year 82%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 66%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years 90%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis