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Howard University
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  • Graduate School
  • WASHINGTON, DC

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Howard is a private graduate school in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,896 graduate students. Of the 70 graduate programs offered at Howard University, only 1 is offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 13% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,896
Part-Time Grad Students
387
Research Assistants
36
Teaching Assistants
18
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    74.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    9.7%
  • Asian
    6.9%
  • White
    6%
  • Hispanic
    2.5%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Driven
    45%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    3%
  • Intellectual
    34%
  • Organized
    3%
  • Negative
    5%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 35 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    20%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    14%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    34%
  • Intense, but not sure how competitive it is
    9%
  • I was recently accepted.
    20%
  • Subpar
    3%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 35 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 35 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 35 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 38 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    18%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    11%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    26%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    18%
  • More than $100,000
    26%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 38 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    13%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    5%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    5%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    5%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    68%
55%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 38 responses

Living in the Area

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Median Household Income
$37,222
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$491
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$895,200
National
$281,900

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