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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. The most popular graduate school programs at Howard University are Law, Medicine, and Social Work. 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 students at your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Down-to-earth
    25%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Organized
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 8 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    38%
  • Great brand name
    38%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    25%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
75%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 8 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 8 responses
  • $100K+
    25%
  • $75K-$100K
    25%
  • $50K-$75K
    25%
  • $25K-$50K
    13%
  • <$25K
    13%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 8 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    13%
  • $50-$75K
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    75%
63%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$114,423
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,997
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$689,100
National
$217,500

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