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Howard University

2400 Sixth Street NW Washington D.C.,
United States View map
United States
#651-700
Private
High
8,666
Yes
1,073
639

Overview

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 Highlights

Howard University is one of the top Private universities in Washington D.C., United States. It is ranked #651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 8,666

30%
70%

International students - 639

59%
41%

Total faculty staff - 1,073

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1073

Total students - 8,666

30%
70%

International students - 639

59%
41%

Total faculty staff - 1,073

1073

Scholarships

Yes
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English language requirements

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