Howard University

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Howard University Review

Washington, DC, 2400 Sixth St NW
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Howard University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 10,002 students and offering 190 degrees in Washington, DC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Howard University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
462 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
9
African Studies
7
3
6
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
1
Anthropology
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Counseling Psychology
0
0
3
Divinity/ministry
38
4
Educational Psychology
1
0
2
History
11
1
6
International/global Studies
0
International Relations and Affairs
0
Modern Greek Language and Literature
0
Philosophy
4
0
Political Science
96
6
12
Psychology
95
24
13
Public Administration
0
School Psychology
1
0
0
Social Work
80
0
5
Sociology
25
0
9
Theological and Ministerial Studies
0
Women's Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
445 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
11
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
7
Dentistry
16
65
Health/health Care Administration/management
31
0
Medical Management and Clinical Assistant
0
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
7
0
Medicine
105
Nutrition Sciences
5
3
0
Occupational Therapy/therapist
0
24
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
1
Pharmacology
0
2
Pharmacology and Toxicology
0
Pharmacy
67
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
0
18
Physician Assistant
25
0
Registered Nurse
46
12
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
286 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
22
2
Child Development
24
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
46
0
3
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
3
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
7
Educational Administration and Supervision
0
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
2
25
Elementary Education and Teaching
8
English Language and Literature
15
0
1
French Language and Literature
0
0
German Language and Literature
0
Health and Physical Education/fitness
96
2
Music Teacher Education
2
0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
0
Reading Teacher Education
0
0
Russian Language and Literature
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
2
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
0
Spanish Language and Literature
6
0
Special Education and Teaching
4
0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
0
0
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
283 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
35
Business Administration and Management
52
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
54
Consumer Economics
0
0
Economics
28
5
2
Finance
40
Insurance
1
International Business
19
Marketing
47
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Communication and Media
193 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
0
0
Journalism
119
Radio and Television
74
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Legal and Law
187 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
0
Criminal Justice
37
Law
150
Legal Professions and Studies
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
173 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
4
0
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
0
3
Biochemistry
0
0
Biology
116
0
0
Cell Biology and Anatomy
0
0
Chemistry
24
2
4
Genetics
4
0
0
Mathematics
5
1
1
Microbiology
0
0
3
Physics
2
1
2
Physiology
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Engineering
96 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
23
Chemical Engineering
20
1
Civil Engineering
15
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
12
4
4
Mechanical Engineering
13
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
46 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
26
Fashion/apparel Design
0
Film/cinema/video Studies
0
3
Interior Design
3
Music
12
2
Theatre/theatre Arts Management
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
22 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
0
0
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
8
3
0
Information Science/studies
0
0
Systems Engineering
11
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
12 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fashion Merchandising
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Hospitality
2 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Howard University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Hygiene (DH)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Division of Allied Health Sciences) American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (College of Medicine) National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 3 Reviews
Alumni
B.A.S. Computer Science, Class of 1991

unknown being I'm no longer an active student since 1991

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 3 Reviews
Alumni
B.A.S. Computer Science, Class of 1991

Mixed, varieties from all over and events that cover all cultures

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 3 Reviews
Alumni
B.A.S. Computer Science, Class of 1991

on campus (dorm-living) is exceptional & well kept, labs, Classrooms & dining Halls are very well kept and spacious

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Chemistry, Class of 1991

Mixture of old and new

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 3 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 1984

Frays/sororities, sports teams, school of fine arts, business school.

Rated January 2016
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