Howard University
Washington, DC, USA

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,392
Total Number of Undergrads
6,354
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
US National: 21:1
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
50%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
10%
100+ Students
1%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%

Faculty Overview

0
100
70%
Faculty With Terminal Degree US National: 36%
Gender
Male
Female
44%
55%
Ethnicity

African American
67%
Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
White
7%
Hispanic
2%
Unknown
17%

What Students Are Saying

3.42 Average Rating
Classes can be difficult but you have some of the most caring teachers anywhere. They really care about whether you learn or not, more than your average professor. They expand the way you think and really let the knowledge change and grow you.
My-Xaviera from Spencerport, NY
Just enough. Of course some courses are more challenging than others. Some professors ask for more than others. Howard teaches you how to balance life and play. Some schools force you to focus only on work that when they get out into the world on their own they struggle to find a balance. Some schools allow you to have too much fun and we all know how detrimental that would be to you're success. Howard is practice for the real world.
Khiana from Newark, NJ
Depending on your major, classes vary in difficulty level. Every school has a rigorous major, and its up to you to take courses that will continue to challenge you. Don't go for the FREE-BEES! Staying challenged will keep the intelligent motivated.
Michael from Algonquin, IL
Math department is not the best.
Freshman

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