Howard is a private, co-educational university enrolling over 10,000 students. As the largest comprehensive predominantly African-American university in the United States, Howard produces a high percentage of the nation’s black professionals in many fields. About 84 percent of students are black Americans and 12 percent are foreign students from more than 67 countries. About 39 percent of the students live on campus.
To study at Howard University is choosing an institution that is experienced, dynamic, and diverse – with a tradition of quality education since 1867 provided by the constant engagement of its faculty toward the students and their needs, and by its rich campus social and cultural life.
With such a diverse student body, it comes as little surprise that life thrives on the Howard University Campus. Whatever your particular interest – culture, religion, sports, art, music, theater, politics – you will be assured of linking up with others who share it.See All 0 Photos
Main CampusDistrict of Columbia, Washington, United States Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus250,000+ residents in District of ColumbiaLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The main campus of Howard covers more than 89 acres on a hilltop in northwest Washington overlooking the city's center. Bus and metrorail services connect Howard with cultural resources, shopping areas and the superlative research facilities of Capitol Hill and downtown Washington.
The Moorland-Spingarn Research Center has the largest collection of research materials in African and Afro-American studies in the United States. In addition to its extensive classroom facilities, Howard has a university center for student activities, as well as a gymnasium and sports stadium. The university also has three art galleries, a radio and TV station, and a teaching hospital.