Howard University

Washington, DC
2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Located in Washington, D.C., the university offers more than 140 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the liberal arts, sciences, business, communications, education, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work and theology.

The university is home to approximately 10,000 students from across the United States and more than 80 countries. Howard University students and alumni are leaders in their respective fields, including politics, science, medicine, business, the arts and more.

The university is committed to providing a world-class education to its students and preparing them to be global citizens. Howard University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $49,250

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $49,250

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Howard University is $181349.00. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Howard University. For graduates of Howard University, we saw an average early-career income of $60500.00 and mid-career income of $107900.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.