Howard University

About: Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Howard University is a comprehensive research university, unique and irreplaceable, defined by its core values, the excellence of all its activities in instruction, research and service, and by its enduring commitment to educating youth, African Americans and other people of color in particular, for leadership and service to our nation and the global community

Admission Info: We consider the applicant's secondary school academic record, standardized college entrance exams (SAT or ACT), leadership in school and community activities, unique talents and skills, and educational objectives. For admission consideration, an applicant should have a well-balanced college preparatory program that includes the following course work: • 4 years English, • 3 years mathematics, • 2 years social science, • 2 years science (w/ lab), • 2 years foreign language

Scholarship/Financial Aid: The Howard University Freshman Scholarship (HUFS) Program is designed to assist accepted First-Time-in-College students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement throughout their secondary school career and have chosen to attend Howard University. Scholarships are automatically awarded on a first-come, first-served, basis to eligible candidates. A separate application is not required. Scholarships are awarded until all funds have been exhausted and not all eligible applications will receive an award.

Green Programs:  Yes

Green Initiative:  We have moved to a entire University recycling system. Also we are explore various other green house initiatives.

Programs Offered: Criminal Justice, Education, Business, Art and Design, Hotel/Hospitality/Culinary, IT/Computer Science, Liberal Arts, Nursing/Allied Health, Science/Engineering, Other Majors

HBCU:  Yes

Additional Contact Information: Tammy McCants, Associate Director,

2400 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20059


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