Howard University : Profile

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2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, DC 20059
Website: www.howard.edu
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of Howard University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Moreover, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching, research and service, committed to the development of distinguished, historically aware, and compassionate graduates and to the discovery of solutions to human problems in the United States and throughout the world. With an abiding interest in both domestic and international affairs, the University is committed to continuing to produce leaders for America and the global community.

School Characteristics

Student Population
22737 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 21 Average SAT: 500

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 10265
Retention Rate: 85%
Graduation Rate: 1477

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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