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Howard University

Location

Howard University - Main Campus, Washington D.C. United States

Ranking

# 751-800QS World University Rankings

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49Undergraduate programs

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About Howard University

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. To date, Howard has awarded more than 120,000 degrees in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities. The historic main campus sits on a hilltop in Northwest Washington blocks from the storied U Street and Howard Theatre. We are two miles from the U.S. Capitol where many students intern, and scores of alumni shape national and foreign policy. Howard is a leader in STEM fields. The National Science Foundation has ranked Howard as the top producer of African-American undergraduates who later earn science and engineering doctoral degrees.

About Howard University

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. To date, Howard has awarded more than 120,000 degrees in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities. The historic main campus sits on a hilltop in Northwest Washington blocks from the storied U Street and Howard Theatre. We are two miles from the U.S. Capitol where many students intern, and scores of alumni shape national and foreign policy. Howard is a leader in STEM fields. The National Science Foundation has ranked Howard as the top producer of African-American undergraduates who later earn science and engineering doctoral degrees.

University information

General

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Bachelor

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Rankings & ratings

Howard University is one of the top private universities in Washington D.C., United States. It is ranked #751-800 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #501- 550
  • 2014
    #601-650
  • 2015
    #601-650
  • 2016
    #651-700
  • 2017
    #551-600
  • 2018
    #551-600
  • 2019
    #501-510
  • 2020
    #581-590
  • 2021
    #651-700
  • 2022
    #651-700
  • 2023
    #751-800

Ranking criteria

5.7
Academic Reputation
9.9
Employer Reputation
56.7
Faculty Student Ratio
4
Citations per Faculty
1
International Faculty Ratio
5
International Students Ratio
22.4
International Research Network
34.3
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

The University also produces more minority doctoral graduates in computer science than any other university in the nation and boasts nationally ranked programs in social work, business and communication sciences and disorders. In 2013, The Washington Post named Howard "An Incubator for Cinematographers." The more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students dedicate hundreds of hours each year to service in nearby LeDroit Park, around the nation and far-flung places around the world. Over the U.S. Peace Corps' 50-year history, more than 200 Howard graduates have served as volunteers around the globe, the highest number among historically-Black colleges.

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