The school is known for being an extremely selective school. They receive about 20,900 applications annually. The overall acceptance rate is around 32 percent which equals about 6,620 students who passed the admission process of the school. But, when the year starts, only about 1,500 or 23 percent of the students would have decided on Howard University as their school of choice. The school’s application data shows that 28 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 71 percent who are women. When the year starts, about 71 percent of those accepted females decided to study at Howard University and 28 percent were males.

Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Howard University when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted students have test scores in the range of 22 - 27 for ACT or 1,140 - 1,285 for SAT. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Howard University’s undergraduate application fee is $45. To submit your application to Howard University, you will need to present these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that applicants have Formal demonstration of competencies.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
20,946
Male 6,023
Female 14,923

 

Acceptance
6,617
Male 1,844
Female 4,773

 

Enrollment Total
1,501
Male 429
Female 1,072


Acceptance Rate
31.6%
Male
30.6%
Female
32%

 

Yield
22.7%
Male
23.3%
Female
22.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$45


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies

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