Howard University - Washington, DC

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Howard University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral (and professional) degree.Howard University is a private, for-profit school.

Contacting the School

2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, DC 20059-0001
Main Phone: 2028066100
Web Site:www.howard.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 10,125 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.4% of students attend full-time, while0.6% attend part-time. Male students comprised 29.2% of the student body, while females made up 70.8%.

Minority enrollment included African-American (6901)%, Hispanic (154)%, Asian (88)%, and Native American (12)%.

Howard Universityis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 460.One quarter of students scored at least 660.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 440 or higher.One fourth of students scored 650 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Certificate, 2-4 years
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Master's
  • Doctor's Degree
  • First-Professional Degree
  • First-Professional Degree Certificate

Degree Programs

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    Business And ManagementCommunicationsComputer
      EducationEngineeringEnglish Language And Literature
        Health CareHistory And Social SciencesHome EconomicsLeisure Recreation And FitnessLife SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesProtective Services
          PsychologyPublic Administration And Public ServiceSales And Marketing
            Theology And Religious Vocations

            Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

            Howard University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

            • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

            The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

            Special Student Services

            Academic Services

            • Remedial assistance
            • AP credits
            • Distance learning options
            • Study abroad

            Financial Flexibility

            • ROTC
            • Student employment services
            • Career counseling
            • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

            Cost of Attending

            In-State, Living On Campus:$ 24,346.00
            In-State, Living With Family:$ 17,370.00
            Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 24,346.00

            Admission Requirements

            The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

            • High-school GPA is required.
            • Secondary school rank is required.
            • Secondary school record is required.
            • Standardized test scores are required.
            • Recommendations are required.
            • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
            Recommended (but not required):
            • A college preparatory program is recommended.
            • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is recommended.

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