Howard University Graduate Schools

Howard University (referred to as HU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. Howard University is a historically black school.It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Howard University is $33,249 in average. The school has 2,896 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,139 including undergraduate students.

Howard University Graduate School Overview

Howard University (referred to as HU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. Howard University is a historically black school.It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Howard University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1921 - Current).
Howard UniversityDirectory Information
School NameHoward University (referred to as HU)
Address2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059-0001
Phone202-806-6100
Webhttps://www.howard.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.howard.edu/enrollment/admission
Financial Infohttps://www.howard.edu/financialaid/default.htm
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Howard University is $33,249 in average. The school has 2,896 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,139 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 145 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
HU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,249
Student Population2,896
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs145 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Howard University is $33,249 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,700. Howard University offers the alternative tuition plans.
HU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$31,309
Required Fees$1,940
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,700
Howard University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Howard University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at HU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Howard University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Howard University is $33,249. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.11% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Howard University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$30,545$1,233
2016-2017$31,309$1,489
2017-2018$31,309$1,575
2018-2019$31,309$1,575
2019-2020$31,309$1,940
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,364 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Howard University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.87% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Howard University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,646$2,500
2016-2017$13,280$1,800
2017-2018$13,504$2,500
2018-2019$13,895$2,500
2019-2020$14,365$2,500
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,700 at Howard University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Howard University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,700
2016-2017$1,700
2017-2018$1,700
2018-2019$1,700
2019-2020$1,700
The law school tuition at Howard University is $35,646 for academic year 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $48,468. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Howard University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Howard University
TuitionFees
Dentistry$42,432$3,058
Medicine$45,254$3,214
Pharmacy$30,842$4,340
Law$32,056$3,590

Graduate Programs at HU

Howard University offers 145 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 837 students have completed their study at Howard University.
Offered Degrees at Howard University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree681313
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship36091
Doctor's degree - other61413
Post Bachelor's Degree300
Post Master's Degree32020
Total1452837

Howard University offers 145 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 837 students have completed their studies.
  • 313 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 413 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Broadcast Journalism0-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences2-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Education [+] 17 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching2-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Systems Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Consumer Economics0-
Child Development0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Anatomy1-
Microbiology0-
Genetics1-
Pharmacology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 16 completers-
0-
Divinity/Ministry16-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry0-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology0-
School Psychology14-
Educational Psychology0-
Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] 94 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work94$48,900
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics4-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies9-
Art/Art Studies6-
Music1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 71 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)17-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Occupational Therapist Assistant30-
Physician Assistant16-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8-
Business [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management38$80,700
Accounting4-
Finance2-
History [+] 1 completers-
History0-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1-
Total313
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)6-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst2-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration9$97,000
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering2-
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biochemistry2-
Anatomy2-
Cell Biology and Anatomy0-
Microbiology3-
Genetics1-
Physiology0-
Pharmacology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences3-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology0-
Chemistry5-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Psychology5-
Counseling Psychology6-
School Psychology10-
Educational Psychology2-
Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics6-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)2-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design0-
History [+] 1 completers-
History0-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1-
Total91
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 8 completers-
Divinity/Ministry8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 272 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dentistry71-
Medicine105-
Pharmacy86-
Physical Therapy/Therapist10-
Total413
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Women's Studies0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Women's Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication and Media Studies (other)0-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 3 completers-
Education3-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Hardware Engineering0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Anatomy0-
Cell Biology and Anatomy0-
Genetics0-
Pharmacology0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology0-
School Psychology0-
Educational Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs0-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dentistry12-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management3-
Total20

Graduate Student Population at HU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,896 students enrolled into Howard University graduate schools where it has total 9,139 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,509 full-time and 387 part-time students. By gender, 1,064 male and 1,832 female students are attending Howard University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Howard University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Howard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8961,0641,832
Full-time2,5099101,599
Part-tme387154233
Howard University is a historically black school and 2,158 (74.52% of total students) students are Black/African American at Howard University. There are 160 White (5.52%), 64 Hispanic (2.21%), 210 Asian (7.25%), and 304 students with other races. 288 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Howard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8961,0641,832
American Indian/Native American10010
Asian21091119
Black/African American2,1587621,396
Hispanic642638
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander615
White1606397
Two More000
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien288121167
Howard University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 29 graduate students (1.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 175 graduate students (6.04% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Howard University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Howard University
Number of Students
Total2,896
Enrolled Online Exclusively29
Enrolled Some Online Courses175
Not in Online Courses2,692
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Howard University. 799 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.59% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.07%), 115 students are aged above 50 (3.97%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Howard University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Howard University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8961,0641,832
Age 18-19202
Age 20-21581939
Age 22-24741225516
Age 25-291,145413732
Age 30-34446182264
Age 35-3920086114
Age 40-491889395
Age 50-64983959
Over 6417611
Age Un-Known110

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