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Howard University

Washington, DC 4-Year Private http://www.howard.edu/

Howard University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Howard University ? Howard University is a somewhat selective institution. The Howard University acceptance rate is 36%. This means that the institution accepts 36 out of every 100 applicants.

Howard University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 14, 2020

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 31, 2020

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Howard University is Feb 14, 2020. There are 0 days left to apply.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications is unknown. There are 0 days left to apply.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Howard University ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


22 to 27


22 and Less


ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Howard University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Howard University . Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Howard University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1260


Math SAT Range

550 - 630


Reading SAT Range

580 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above


1100 to 1260


1100 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Howard University students is 25. Applicants with SAT scores of 27 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Howard University , while applicants with SAT scores between 22 to 27 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 22 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Howard University .

Howard University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Howard University , the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.59. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

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Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 14
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