Howard University (HU)

Washington, DC

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Howard University

Howard University

Howard University Student Essentials

Howard University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bison
Nickname: HU
Website: www.howard.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $22,683
Out-of-State Tuition: $22,683
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 11,087
Year Established: 1867

About HU

Howard University is a nationally acclaimed, research-oriented institution, which was founded to provide stellar education to African-American students. Howard may be the most well-known Historically Black University (HBCU).

Located in the culturally rich U Street/Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, Howard finds itself surrounded by politics and artists. Students come to Howard not merely for a rigorous education, but to have a well-rounded, culturally inspired, politically informed university experience.

Howard offers bachelor’s degrees in a wide range of studies, has graduate programs, and offers doctorate programs in law, medicine and pharmaceutical studies. Students are able to take advantage of research studies to build their resumes, as well as study abroad programs to enlighten their global perspectives.

Howard University is a competitive institution that boasts the some of the best professors and professionals in their field. Faculty and students alike are proud to be members of such a prestigious and historically significant institution.

If you’re looking for a first class education in the heart of the nation’s capital, Howard University may have an academic future for you.

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HU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

100% of students gave Howard University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

It's a great school. Just make sure you find yourself and stay focused. Being here is a great opportunity to network and develop on who you are as an individual. You are given the opportunity to literally take any road you choose.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

This school is very lovely, entertaining and a top-notch school with excellence and swag wrapped into it's world. I like academic help and college life. I find it very interesting and filled with fun.


HU Map & Location

Howard University
2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, DC 20059


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Getting Around HU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Washington, DC

Winter
Dec
48
30
Jan
44
27
Feb
48
29
Spring
Mar
56
36
Apr
68
45
May
77
55
Summer
Jun
86
65
Jul
90
70
Aug
88
68
Fall
Sep
81
60
Oct
70
47
Nov
59
38

HU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,498
Freshman Class 2,334
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 11,087

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 99%
African American 99%

Undergraduate 68%
Graduate 32%
Full-Time 65%
Part-Time 35%
Women 71%
Men 29%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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