Howard University is on a 257-acre campus in an urban setting in Washington, DC. Howard University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Howard University also has fraternities and sororities.
Howard University has a thriving Howard University Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Howard University Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Howard University include Undergraduate Student Assembly, Campus Pals, International Student Organization and Entrepreneurial Society, Howard University.
Howard University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Bison Week and Spring Fest.
Howard University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. In 2021, 0% of undergrads at Howard University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Howard University. There are 5,230 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,857 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Howard University offers coed housing.
At Howard University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Howard University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Howard University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Howard University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Howard University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Howard University has security lighting.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Howard University, take I-395 to Washington, DC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Reagan National airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Howard University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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