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About HU

Howard University (HU) — private non-profit university. It is located in Washington, D.C., United States. HU is a part of American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The university was highly rated by the QS International Ranking of the best universities, and is in 1001 place in the world. International ratings acknowledge the university's MBA program as one of the most prestigious. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 801 place among top institutions.

HU does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.

Location
Washington, D.C., United States
Establishment year
1867
Students
12,320
International students
476
Female students
72%
Acceptance rate
53%

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HU tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at HU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 19,995 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 30,992 USD. With the help of scholarships and financial support programs, students can partially or fully cover the cost of education. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
31,042USD/year
Master
Local19,995USD/year
Foreign30,992USD/year

Additional costs

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Room and board
on campus15,880USD/year
off campus18,380USD/year
Other expenses
on campus3,160USD/year
off campus8,736USD/year

Study programs at HU

Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Human Performance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Leisure Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Law
Criminology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Law
Social Sciences & Management
Political Science
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Strategic, Legal and Management Communication
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Education & Training
Elementary Education
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Accounting & Finance
Accounting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Finance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Leisure Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Computer Science & IT
Computer Information Systems
Study degree
BBA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Computer Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Electrical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Bioethics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Humanities
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Chemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Clinical Lab Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Show all
Medicine
Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Clinical Lab Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Health Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Medicine
Health Management
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
African Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Afro American Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
English
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
French
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Spanish
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art - Art History
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art - Electronic Studio
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
History
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Music
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Philosophy
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Humanities
African Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Afro American Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Art - Ceramics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Art - Electronic Studio
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art - Painting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
African Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Afro American Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Community Development
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 90
Criminology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Law
Social Sciences & Management
Economics
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Show all
Arts & Humanities
Acting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Art - Art History
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art - Ceramics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
Art - Electronic Studio
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Art - Fashion Design
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Show all
Journalism & Media
Media Journalism, Film and Communications
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Journalism & Media
Social Sciences & Management
Engineering & Technology
Chemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Civil Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Electrical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Mechanical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Theatre Technology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Nutritional Sciences
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Accounting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Economics
Study degree
BA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Finance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Health Management
Study degree
BSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
International Business
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Show all
Other
Architecture
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Other programs
Education & Training
Online Education for Business Professionals
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
Economics & Business Management
Humanities
English
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Religious Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
English
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
History, Philosophy & Theology
Divinity
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
History
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Political Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Religious Studies
Study degree
MA
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Engineering & Technology
Chemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Civil Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Mechanical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Economics & Business Management
Business Administration
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Online Education for Business Professionals
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Physical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Physical Sciences
Arts & Humanities
Architecture
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Film
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, TOEFL iBT — 90
Interior Design
Study degree
MFA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, TOEFL iBT — 90
Medicine
Anatomy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Atmospheric Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Medicine
Genetics and Human Genetics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Study field
Medicine
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
African Studies and Research
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Occupational Therapy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
30 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Political Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Sociology and Criminology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
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Bachelor degree at HU

Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 90. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90

Master's degree at HU

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter HU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 90. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90

HU campus

The campus of HU is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Thanks to international exchange programs at HU, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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