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Howard University (Washington, DC)

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Howard University is ranked 93 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 284 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 71%
Applicants who took ACT 48%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69928%
600+32%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69925%
600+31%

ACT Score

30-367%
24-2948%
24+54%

Students applied13,760
Students admitted6,661
Admission rate48%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate42%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$22,737
Fees$1,233
Room and board$13,814
Estimated book expense$3,000
Total cost$40,784

Cost after need-based aid$33,493
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,949

Average debt at graduation$32,071

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$46,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$7,291
Average non-need-based aid$24,835

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment7,013

Full-Time

Men2,093
Women4,420

Part-Time

Men204
Women296

Freshmen retained85%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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