Howard University (HU) was founded in 1867 as an institution of higher education for recently freed African slaves. HU is organized into 13 schools and colleges, which together provide over 120 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates—more than are offered by any other historically black university or college in the nation.
HU is especially known for its STEM programs, as well as its programs in social work, in business, and in communication. In addition, HU offers some 470 online courses leading to undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates.
HU is associated with two Nobel laureates: the novelist, Toni Morrison for literature and the diplomat, Ralph Bunche for peace.
Among the many other distinguished HU-connected individuals, we may mention:
HU is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
According to Wikipedia,
Howard University is a private, federally chartered historically black research university in Washington, D.C. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity" and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
|Annual Applications||Acceptance||Graduation Rate||Median SAT Score||Median ACT Score|
|Income||Average Net Cost|
|0 - 30K||$39,395|
|30K - 48K||$40,938|
|48K - 75K||$43,093|
|75K - 110K||$44,529|
If you graduate from Howard University, then you can expect to earn an average of $54,500 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.
Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.
Howard University is located at 2400 Sixth St NW, Washington DC 20059
Washington has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.
Howard University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Howard University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Education. Here are some of Howard University's most famous alumni: