Howard University is a private, nonprofit school in the city of Washington, DC. Howard University was founded in 1867. The college currently enrolls around 12,065 students per year, including 8,964 undergraduates.
It is moderately difficult to get into Howard University. Howard University admitted 35% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 10,362 out of 29,396 total applicants were accepted.
|Howard University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||35%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||49%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||55%|
|Applicants Submitting ACT scores||55%|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||27%|
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Howard University is located in the city of Washington.
If you would like to see Howard University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-395 to Washington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reagan National.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Howard University and Washington are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Howard University is Feb 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Howard University is Apr 8.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1270 and Above
1100 to 1270
1100 and Less
The median SAT score for Howard University students is 1204. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Howard University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Howard University.
Wondering what life at Howard University is like? There are approximately 12,065 students enrolled at Howard University, including 8,964 undergraduate students and 3,101 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 2% percent are from DC and 98% percent of students are from other states.
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