Graduate Programs Overview

Howard University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $34,224 in average for all students.

It offers ninety-nine graduate programs: 44 Master's, 38 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's, 15 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 241 students have been conferred Master's degree and 476 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHoward University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC
Graduate School Students2,873 students
22 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$34,224
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 99 Graduate Programs
44 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $34,224 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,750.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$32,248
Fees$1,976
Cost per Credit$1,750
Books & Supplies$1,900
Room & Board$15,650 (On-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,260 (On-Campus)
On-Campus Total$55,034
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$32,798$32,884$32,884$33,249$34,224

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Howard University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 398 major areas - 43 Master's (1 online programs), 36 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor', 14 Post-Master'. 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
Total241476-33
Men70198-14
Women171278-19
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.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious 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
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 9,399 students enrolled in Howard University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,873 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,022 male and 1,851 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,492 full-time and 381 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 22 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 221 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,873
Men Students1,022
Women Students1,851
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,873
Full-time Students2,492
Part-time Students381
By race/ethnicity 142 White, 1,987 Black, and 189 Asian students are attending at Howard University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,873
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian189
Black1,987
Hispanic162
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White142
Two or more races103
Un-Known31
46 students are younger than 22 and 286 students are older than 65. The school has 1,902 students aged between 22 and 30 and 639 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,873
21 & Under46
22-24733
25-291,169
30-34448
35-39191
40 & Over286
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, 22 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 221 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,873
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses22
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses221
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,630
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses22
District of Columbia Resident1
Other State In U.S.13
Outside of U.S.0



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