Howard University
Howard University is a historically black research university in Washington, D.C. that is privately funded by the federal government. The university was founded in 1867. Howard has received almost 120,000 degrees and certificates. Students can select a major from approximately 23 departments and programmes under the divisions of fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The university provides special programmes such as pre-professional courses, writing across the curriculum, and service-learning.

Cost of attendance

The cost of attending Howard University is roughly $50,000 USD, which includes tuition, accommodation in the United States, meals, books, and other personal expenses. It will cost around 37 lakhs per year for an Indian student.


Every resident hall has a seminar room and/or a recreation area. Students who want to book these seminar rooms for special programme initiatives must fill out the reservation forms that have been approved by the Residence Hall Manager. Vending machines with food and drinks are available in each residence hall. Students are welcome to visit them at any time. On-campus accommodation costs about $9,300 on average, while the dining package costs about $5,378. Students who want to live off-campus can seek assistance from Off-Campus Housing and Community Engagement (OCHCE) in finding an appropriate location to live.

Acceptance rate

There are 9392 students enrolled at the university, with 668 of them being international students. Howard University admissions are more selective, with a 39% acceptance rate.


Howard University has one main campus and three satellite campuses. Howard University's main campus includes about 63 residential, library, dining, and a six-story 400-bed hospital, the Howard University Hospital. Howard University provides a variety of services to its students. In the United States, these services include non-remedial tutoring, placement services, health care, and health insurance. Because of 24-hour patrols, emergency phone services, lighting pathways/sidewalks, and limited dormitory access, students will feel completely safe on campus. Various landmarks can be found on the HU Washington campus. The Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, the Fredrick Douglass Memorial Hall, and the Founders Library are among them. There are around 200 registered clubs at the university.


Howard University is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Jobs and Placement

Every autumn and spring semester, the office of career services offers internships and job fairs for all students, as well as on-campus interviews. The median wages 2 years after graduating are $35,800 USD per year, whereas the median earnings 6 years after graduation are 49,200 USD per year.

QS Ranking

#651-700 in World University by QS Top University rankings 2022

The Ranking

# 251–300 in World University by THE University rankings 2022

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