The school is known for being a highly selective school. They receive about 24,300 applications annually. The overall acceptance rate is around 39 percent which equals about 9,400 students who passed the admission process of the school. But, when the year starts, only about 2,400 or 25 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 72 percent of those accepted females decided to study at Howard University and 27 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 - 26 for ACT or 1,130 - 1,260 for SAT. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment. 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 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
24,325
Male 7,001
Female 17,324

 

Acceptance
9,398
Male 2,755
Female 6,643

 

Enrollment Total
2,360
Male 655
Female 1,705


Acceptance Rate
38.6%
Male
39.4%
Female
38.4%

 

Yield
25.1%
Male
23.8%
Female
25.7%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$45


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    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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