Howard University

United States of America

692nd US-News World Ranking

Howard University (HU or simply Howard) is a private research university which was established in the year 1867. The university is located in Washington D.C. and is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Howard comprises of 13 different schools and colleges such as school of Business, School of Communications, School of Divinity, School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Law, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, School of Architecture and School of Social Work. Howard University has over 70 distinct undergraduate programs, and graduate programs in business, nursing, history, computer science, engineering, pharmacy, law, social work, education, communications, art, science, divinity, dentistry, and medicine.

Howard University has a student population of more than 9,500 of which over 6,600 students are enrolled in the undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 7:1 and acceptance rate is 49%.

Howard tops in STEM field programs and are ranked nationally for producing undergraduates with science and engineering degrees. In the year 2012, the Howard’s School of Law was nationally ranked among the top 20 public service schools. At Howard, 77% of the full time undergraduate students receive need based scholarship or grant awards. Apart from academics, students are encouraged to join many student organizations, including fraternities, sororities and academic clubs.

Notable Alumni: Toni Morrison (American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University), Debbie Allen (American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer)

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English

The B.S./D.D.S. Combined Education Program is a special curriculum at Howard University spanning the pre-dental and dental curricula. The program allows students to complete the requirements for both B.S. and D.D.S. degrees in six years instead of the traditional eight years.

Official high school transcript, Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher) and Essay, Resume, Typical SAT scores: Math (490-610), Critical reading (500-610), Writing (500-600), ACT (21-27), Average GPA 3.33, TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79

Chief of Dental Service,Public Health Dentist,Medical Officer

15th Dec

English

The College of Dentistry has entered into an agreement with the School of Business to award the MBA degree to students in the College of Dentistry.

Official high school transcript, Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher) and Essay, Resume, Typical SAT scores: Math (490-610), Critical reading (500-610), Writing (500-600), ACT (21-27), Average GPA 3.33, TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79

Health and Care Consultant

15th Dec

English

This program affords a dentist who received a dental degree from outside the United States to matriculate in the third year of the pre-doctoral dental program, after calibration and competency assessment

Official high school transcript, Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher) and Essay, Resume, Typical SAT scores: Math (490-610), Critical reading (500-610), Writing (500-600), ACT (21-27), Average GPA 3.33, TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79

Research in Dentistry

15th Dec

English

Occupational Therapy program offers an accredited program leading to a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy (MSOT). Student in our program are exposed to cutting edge research and practice in the field of occupational therapy.

Official high school transcript, Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher) and Essay, Resume, Typical SAT scores: Math (490-610), Critical reading (500-610), Writing (500-600), ACT (21-27), Average GPA 3.33, TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79

Occupational therapists

15th Dec

English

The AOJ major is organized essentially around the concept of liberal arts education, while at the same time providing career-specific educational training. Students must, therefore, satisfy all general education requirements established by the College of Arts and Sciences, in addition to those specified in the major program.

Official high School transcript, Two letters of recommendation (one from a guidance counselor, principal, head of school, or school official and one a teacher or professor), Final secondary school records, or mark sheets. TOEFL: 550 on the paper-based (PBT) or a score of 79 on the Internet based (IBT)

Police Officer,Detective or Criminal Investigator,Probation Officer

1st Mar

a) Common Application

b) $45 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Letter of recommendation (1-Counselor, 1-Teacher) and Essay

e) Resume

f) Official SAT/ACT scores

g) Typical SAT scores: Math (490-610), Critical reading (500-610), Writing (500-600), ACT (21-27)

h) Average GPA 3.33

i) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

j) TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $24,996

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Howard University is $ 14,376 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-February 15, Spring-September 1, Summer-February 1

Graduate: January 15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

9689

Students

1194

Faculty Strength

49
%

Acceptance Rate

$
24996

Tuition Fees

$
14376

Living Cost

$
6584

Other Fees

3.6

Avg. GPA

60
%

Avg. Percentage

1210

Avg. SAT

25

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

537

Avg. GMAT

* All cost are in USD