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The Yard

The Yard is one of Howard University’s main attrac..

The Cafe

The Blackburn Cafeteria underwent major renovation..

Fine Arts Building (Art Gallery)

The Gallery of Art is located in Childers Hall. Th..

The Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel

Inside the walls of Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel,..

The Valley

A number of campus structures surround the Valley-..

Louis Stokes Health and Science Library

The Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library is a stat..

Howard University Bookstore

The Howard University Bookstore caters to all stud..

George W. Carver Hall (2nd & Elm)

The George W. Carver Hall is a magnificent brick s..

Mary M. Bethune Annex Hall

The Mary M. Bethune Annex is an all female apartme..

Burr Gymnasium

Burr Gymnasium is home of the Bison and commemorat..

The Yard

The Yard is one of Howard University’s main attractions. It is a place of congregation for many organizations, including the Greek organizations who proudly display their letters and colors upon trees throughout the Yard. It is also the site of Homecoming’s Yardfest. The Yard also provides a scenic backdrop for studying on warm, sunny days.

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school information

University Name Howard University
Location 2400 Sixth St. Suite 205, Washington, District Of Columbia, 20059-0001
General information 2028066100
Year established 1867
Type Private not-for-profit - Four or more years
Historically black college or university
Highest Degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Campus Setting Urban
Total number of applicants 21006
Percent of applicants admitted 36 %
New admissions percent of total enrollment 25 %

Test scores 25th Percentile * 75th Percentile **
SAT Critical Reading and Writing 580 650
SAT Math 550 630
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 20 26

*25% of students scored at or below
**75% of students scored at or below
- Data not available or not applicable for this institution

Total enrollment 9139  
Undergraduate enrollment 6243  
Full-time undergrads 5991  
Part-time undergrads 252  
Graduate enrollment 2896  
Student body coed  
Men 35%  
Women 65%  

  • This institution grants a medical degree
  • This institution has a hospital

Degrees include:

Architecture Business Dental
Engineering Historically Black Law
Medical Nursing Theology
Social Sciences Psychology MBA
Education Computer Science Communications
Biology Performing Arts

Special programs

  • Distance learning opportunities
  • ROTC
  • Study abroad


  • Member of NAA
  • Member of NCAA

Men sports Women sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming & diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Blog
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming & diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Blog

Estimated expenses - undergrads In-state Out-of-state  
Tuition $24966 $24966  
Required fees $2240 $2240  
Room and board - -  

Estimated financial aid - undergrads % Receiving Average Amount  
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $23223  
Pell grants 45% $5035  
Federal student loan 64% $6901  

* Information is based on Academic Year data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. Please visit the school's official website for the most current information.

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