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Howard University


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Fahria
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is continuously ranked as one of the top Historically Black Universities in the United States. There is a ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is continuously ranked as one of the top Historically Black Universities in the United States. There is a sense of family on campus, and I love that. Being a student at Howard is something that I wouldn't give up for the world. I see the world differently and I love the people on campus. There's a feeling that only Howard can give you, and it's amazing. With that being said, administration isn't the best. I think it's a work in progress, so as long as you know what you need, you should be fine. Nothing is perfect and Howard certainly isn't, but it's a great school.

Tarah
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Howard University has it's ups and downs, but the experience I am receiving as a student I know I can get no other place. As ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University has it's ups and downs, but the experience I am receiving as a student I know I can get no other place. As an engineering student, my academics are demanding, but Howard does a great job of training students to balance academics and social life, as well as campus involvement.

Diana
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The Howard experience is all about culture. Coming here you will find yourself and discover so much about yourself, especiall...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The Howard experience is all about culture. Coming here you will find yourself and discover so much about yourself, especially if you are black/ African american in some way. The cultural aspect of the school is definitely what stands out. Being from a foreign country and having a different cultural background is cherished and put on a high pedestal here. You will see people from places you have never heard of, speaking languages you did not even know existed. The people here are so friendly, you meet and speak to different people everyday whether you are an introvert or an extrovert and people are very quick to help here. The main issue with Howard is the administration. Going to the financial aid office is a nightmare, you are guaranteed to have to stay in line for at least and hour and even after you do speak with someone your issue will probably not be solved. You will learn how to be very independent here and learn how to do things for yourself like actively go out and looks for jobs or internships because you will not get much help from the school at all. Overall the atmosphere is my favorite part of Howard, will I stay here for all four years? We will see.

Monica
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I'm a freshman and got here in early August. So far it's been an amazing experience. I love how there's always something to d...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm a freshman and got here in early August. So far it's been an amazing experience. I love how there's always something to do on campus and I'm never bored. Inspiring well known people are on campus every other week not to mention the homecoming we just had. Long story short Howard Homecoming is not something you want to miss. Food is better than I thought it would be and there are several other options than just the cafeterias. Administration needs work because it takes forever to get a simple answer. The financial aid office needs to get more organized because between fighting for my scholarship during my first week, I've had a rough time and I know lots of other students have too. I love the school so far and can't wait to spend the next four years here.

Dajae
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Howard University is a great school overall. There are some kinks in areas such as administration, appearance, and other thin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is a great school overall. There are some kinks in areas such as administration, appearance, and other things but I feel like that is somewhat balanced out by the amount of culture and knowledge that you are able to get simply by walking outside. In terms of administration, sometimes it just takes some time and running around to different people to get things squared away, but once you find that one right person to talk to then you are basically set for the rest of your time and whatever else you need, which I'm sure is true of many universities. Then, on the pro side, we have several intelligent and successful people here, not only referring to faculty/professors, but students as well. The people and educational experience along with all of the fun and enriching opportunities is what makes Howard University worth it for me.

TYRESSE
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I think that Howard is a good college based on my visit in april 2016. The students we're great, the teachers , the workers ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think that Howard is a good college based on my visit in april 2016. The students we're great, the teachers , the workers we're friendly, I,m surely looking forward to applying for this school. It wass worth going to visit Howard because i felt how it is to be a alumni at Howard University.

Charles
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Howard University is great institution with a lot of valuable opportunities for students. Howard alumni are successful peopl...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is great institution with a lot of valuable opportunities for students. Howard alumni are successful people all over the world.

Isis
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I love the experience that I am having at Howard University because I rarely find myself feeling "othered" as I have felt at ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the experience that I am having at Howard University because I rarely find myself feeling "othered" as I have felt at predominantly white institutions. With so many people from different places you are bound to learn about different cultures. There are also many students groups including an LGBTQIA+ group and if you have not found the group you are looking for you can make it.

Briana
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Howard University is the greatest HBCU, however it does have it's shortcomings. There is an overwhelming sense of community a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is the greatest HBCU, however it does have it's shortcomings. There is an overwhelming sense of community and love surrounding the campus. School spirit is huge and to the point that when you find out that another person went to Howard you're automatically friends. Administration could you a lot of work, but overall the people I've met and the things I've learned have changed my life for the better. If I could go back to the college decision and choose again I would pick Howard all over again.

Anjel
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Howard University is what you make. Everyone whom has come and graduated here will all have something different to say about ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is what you make. Everyone whom has come and graduated here will all have something different to say about this institution. However, so far for me I love this place. I have met so many people from all over the world with all different perspectives having me learn to accept and appreciate others views and I also learned so much about myself socially, culturally, and spiritually. This establishment has been here for over 100 years and it has definitely change since it opened in 1867. However, it has no change in a sense that people attend this place to come in one way and come out successful and ready to change the world.

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  • Enrollment
  • 5,899
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $24,908
  • Acceptance rate
  • 30%

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