Graduate Program Overview

Howard University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $34,326. It offers ninety-seven (97) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHoward University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC
Graduate School Students3,002 students
185 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$34,326
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 97 Graduate Programs
43 Master's, 38 Doctorate, 16 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Howard University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $34,326 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,838.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$33,860
Fees$466
Cost per Credit$1,838
Books & Supplies$1,360
Room & Board$14,678 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,260 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$53,624
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Tuition & Fees$32,884$32,884$33,249$34,224$34,326

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Howard University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 97 major areas - 43 Master's (1 online programs), 38 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor', 15 Post-Master'. 229 students have been conferred Master's degree and 567 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total229567-24
Men57217-7
Women172350-17
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Psychology
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Legal Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,859 students enrolled in Howard University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,002 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,023 male and 1,979 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,553 full-time and 449 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 185 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,221 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,002
Men Students1,023
Women Students1,979
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,002
Full-time Students2,553
Part-time Students449
By race/ethnicity 145 White, 2,131 Black, and 163 Asian students are attending at Howard University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,002
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian163
Black2,131
Hispanic187
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
4
White145
Two or more races111
Un-Known49
45 students are younger than 22 and 383 students are older than 65. The school has 1,965 students aged between 22 and 30 and 708 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,002
21 & Under45
22-24751
25-291,214
30-34478
35-39230
40 & Over383
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Howard University, 185 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,221 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,101
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses185
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,221
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,695
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses185
District of Columbia Resident11
Other State In U.S.174
Outside of U.S.0



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