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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Howard University Campus, Washington, DC
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Howard University are $28,440. For graduate programs, its 2021 graduate school tuition and fees are $34,224.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $29,730 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $35,228.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $54,500. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist program shows the highest salary with $81,300 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Howard University is 39% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,195.
The average graduation rate is 64%. Total 10,859 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at HU
Admission Stats »39% Acceptance Rate / 25% Yield
Test Scores »1,195 SAT / 24 ACT
Graduation Rate »64%
Transfer-out Rate25%
Retention Rate90%(full-time), 20% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »10,859 (7,857 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$20,237
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$54,500
Average Salary by Field of Study$16,300 - $81,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Howard University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at HU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
HU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at HU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Howard University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 5,909. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,739.
HU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black SchoolYes
Has HospitalYes
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,909

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