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Thinking About Attending Howard?

Howard University

“The University has an enduring commitment to the education and advancement of underrepresented populations in America and the global community. Howard University’s unique mission represents an unwavering commitment to its core values of leadership, excellence, truth and service.”

Howard University was established in 1867. It is a federally chartered, private, doctoral research extensive university located in Washington, DC. With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students in its undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs, which span more than 120 areas of study within 13 schools and colleges, the University is dedicated to educating students from diverse backgrounds. Since its founding in 1867, Howard has awarded more than 120,000 degrees and certificates in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities.

The 13 schools include:

Arts and Sciences 


Engineering & Architecture 


Social Work



Graduate School

College of Nursing & Allied Health Science 





Estimated Cost of Attendance for Undergraduates Living on Campus 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Tuition* $12,061.00 $24,122.00
Mandatory Fees (All UGs)
Matriculation Fee $642.50 $1,285.00
Technology Fee $125.00 $250.00
Endowment Fee $15.00 $30.00
Student Self-Help Fee $5.00 $10.00
MANDATORY FEES – TOTAL $787.50 $1,575.00
Orientation Fee $200.00 $200.00
Globalization Fee $100.00 $100.00
TUITION & FEES – TOTAL $13,148.50 $25,997.00
Housing (College Hall) $4,470.90 $8,942.00
Dining (14 meals/week plus Dining Dollars) $2,281.00 $4,562.00
ROOM & BOARD – TOTAL $6,751.90 $13,504.00
Books & Supplies $750.00 $1,500.00
Transportation & Incidentals $1,250.00 $2,500.00
TOTAL COST OF ATTENDANCE $21,900.40 $43,501.00

*Full time Fall / Spring tuition entitles students to take up to 42 credits — maximums are 21 credits in the Fall Semester, 21 credits in the Spring Semester, and 6 credits in Summer Sessions. Does not include Course-Related Fees or Federal Loan Origination Fees.

 For more information: www.howard.edu