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Howard University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
86%
Part-Time Retention Rate
18%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$4,919
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
Data Not Available
97%
of students say they attend class.124 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Female Professors
45%
Male Professors
55%
Average Professor Salary
$103,620
Poll
53%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.124 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    61%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    10%
  • White
    17%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
81%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.197 responses
Poll
69%
of students say professors care about their students' success.196 responses
Poll
51%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.195 responses
Poll
66%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.197 responses
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