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Howard University

United States of America

774th 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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University Stats

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9689

Students

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1194

Faculty Strength

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49
%

Acceptance Rate

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$
24996

Tuition Fees

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$
14376

Living Cost

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$
6584

Other Fees

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2.9

Avg. GPA

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60
%

Avg. Percentage

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1210

Avg. SAT

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25

Avg. ACT

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6.5

Avg. IELTS

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537

Avg. GMAT

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