Admissions

Location
Washington, DC
Undergrads
6,270
Tuition
$22,683
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:9,015
Male Applicants:2,661
Female Applicants:6,354
Total Acceptances:4,857
Male Acceptances:1,456
Female Acceptances:3,401
Acceptance Rate:54%
Yield: ? 32%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(202) 806-2700
Email:AskEM@howard.edu
Web Site:www.howard.edu/enrollment/admission/
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$45
Application Web Site:www.howard.edu/enrollment/apply/default....
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early ActionNovember 1December 24
Regular Decision February 15 Rolling
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 4 weeks of notification thereafter
Admissions
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RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
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HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:1,546
Full-Time Male Enrollment:455
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,068
Part-Time Male Enrollment:6
Part-Time Female Enrollment:17
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:1,863
Applicants Accepted:1,173
Students Enrolled:431

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 490 - 580 480 - 580 470 - 570 1440 - 1730 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 21 - 27 19 - 25 20 - 29 21 - 26 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:26%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:77%
Students Submitting ACT:45%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
None

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Everyone should meet with an adviser at least once a semester.
  • Make copies of every document.
  • Picking classes and sections located relatively close to each other rather than zigzagging back and forth across the campus will benefit everyone.
  • Signing up for Dining Dollars instead of a structured meal plan is usually a pretty good idea.
  • The people in the Administration Building are by no means the easiest people to deal with.
  • There are a lot of large classes.
  • Think about your characteristics when choosing your dorm and roommate. Do not just pick someone off of a Facebook page!
  • You can't always count on the administration.
Interviews & Information Sessions
To set up an interview, call (202) 806-2755 or (800) 822-6363 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Campus Tours
Campus tours must be scheduled within a minimum of 14 days advanced notice. Tours are given Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters and at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. during the summer sessions. Tours last approximately two hours.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.howard.edu/campustour
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