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Howard University

Howard University

2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, DC 20059-0001
(202) 806-6100

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a historically black, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. HU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Washington DC. This medium-sized university offers subjects including nursing and early childhood education. This university offers 14 certificates, 70 bachelors level degrees, 66 degrees at the masters level, and four degrees at the doctoral level to students. 10,379 students pursued degrees from the 104 programs at Howard in 2010. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this university. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Washington DC.

Admission

9,209 students applied to HU for admission in 2010. Howard admitted over half of the applicants or 4,973 students. Just over two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

9,209 students applied to HU for admission in 2010. Howard admitted over half of the applicants or 4,973 students. Just over two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 54%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 10,379 students were enrolled at Howard.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 10,379 students were enrolled at Howard.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 3633
  • Total Enrolled Female: 6746
  • Undergraduate Male: 2288
  • Undergraduate Female: 4644
  • Graduate Male: 1344
  • Graduate Female: 2103
Statistics