Academic Profile for 2020

Four Year Graduation Rate
38%

Six Year Graduation Rate
60%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
62%

Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
85%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,501
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
6,243

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

Students Total
6,243

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1921 - Current
Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
(Howard University East Campus)
01/01/1921 - Current
Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
(Howard University West Campus)
01/01/1921 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics]
01/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
[Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs]
12/07/1939 - Current
Heightened Monitoring or Focused Review
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
01/01/1931 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Dental Hygiene (DH)]
05/16/1953 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)]
05/16/1969 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics]
05/16/1969 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Pediatric Dentistry]
05/14/1971 - Current
Renewal of Accreditation
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Division of Allied Health Sciences)]
01/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree]
01/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist]
04/14/1976 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
04/07/1987 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
04/29/2002 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs]
03/01/1993 - 12/31/2006
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
07/01/1984 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
[Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology]
07/01/1940 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
09/29/2005 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels]
09/29/2005 - Current
Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
[Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists]
12/01/1974 - Current
Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
[Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (College of Medicine)]
07/01/1942 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1944 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1987 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
04/20/1997 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
[Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology]
(Howard University West Campus)
01/01/1938 - Current
Accredited
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