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Howard University

Washington, Washington DC4-yearPrivate

Your chances

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Acceptance rate

35%

Private school in Washington DC with 9,800 total undergraduate students
Urban
Mid-Atlantic
HBCU
Medical school
On campus housing
D1 Basketball
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059
(202) 806-6100
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
35%
Yield rate - overall
27%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
35%

Men
34%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
29,396

Women: 71%
Men: 29%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$46,930
Out-of-state
$46,930

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL optional (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 26%

ACT: 10%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
2,768
Student diversity
Very diverse
4-year graduation rate
52%

6-year graduation rate
65%

Retention rate
85%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
7%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 74%
Men: 26%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
1%

Black
96%

Hispanic
1%

Native American
< 1%

Other
< 1%

White
2%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
10:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Offers graduate degree

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