Washington, DC
Howard University


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Recent Reviews

Idalis
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I absolutely love attending Howard University. I love my HBCU ! At Howard I have been exposed to an immense amount of culture...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I absolutely love attending Howard University. I love my HBCU ! At Howard I have been exposed to an immense amount of culture that makes me love being a person of color. Howard's curriculum is exceptional and challenging, and the extra curricular activities help me stay actively involved on campus.

Ambriehl
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Attending Howard University is an experience like none other. Between its iconic location, historical significance, and the p...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Attending Howard University is an experience like none other. Between its iconic location, historical significance, and the plethora of intellectual faculty and students; it is impossible to make it 4 years without intellectual growth, better self-awareness, a fresh perspective and the ability to never take "no" for an answer.

Nia
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Its the people that make coming to Howard worthwhile. Majority of the faculty is keen on helping students out inside and outs...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Its the people that make coming to Howard worthwhile. Majority of the faculty is keen on helping students out inside and outside the classroom which is greatly appreciated by most students. The administration needs major improvements and the dormitories are in desperate need of upgrades.

Donald
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Howard University is an amazing school. We are the number 1 hbcu and academically we excel over many other colleges . I feel ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is an amazing school. We are the number 1 hbcu and academically we excel over many other colleges . I feel like who ever can get into Howard even thought it’s very competitive choose it you will not regret it . People are passionate everyone is intelligent and the teachers will do anything to keep you from failing as long as you Put effort into your education . We have a ton of celebrity alumni who visit often and you will be apart of a culture that is full of excellence .

Dominique
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The positive aspects of this school are most definitely the school spirit and the on-campus clubs and activities. If you're f...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The positive aspects of this school are most definitely the school spirit and the on-campus clubs and activities. If you're from Howard, you automatically make that connection with another HU student or alum. The bond between Bison is as strong as super glue. There are also more than 20 groups and organizations on campus where many people can find a place to belong or do something they enjoy. The negative aspects of the school are the academics, dining, administration/staff, "late" culture, and lack of diverse thought. Most of the teachers do not teach well, forcing you to learn the material yourself and hoping that you get those test questions right. The cafeteria is horrible. I am a vegan and there is a greater variety than at the beginning of the year, however the selection is still very narrow. Even non-vegans on campus complain how horrible the food is (not to mention the ridiculously expensive meal plan prices). Getting anything done with financial aid and registration is difficult because either the staff doesn't know what they are doing or they take a very long time to get the task finished. There's also a campus-wide habit of being late to events, so I always have to deal with the awkwardness of arriving on time only for everyone else to show up 10 minutes later. Finally, it seems like there is no diverse opinion here. Everyone hates white people (although they would never admit to it) and they only see there problems caused by "institutional racism" or being a woman. Overall, despite the fact that there are more negatives than positive, I only rated HU three stars because this experience is what I make of it. I am telling myself that this school needs me for improvement. I need to be the change that I want to see.

Oluwadare
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Howard university is an amazing school with different varieties of people but there are dangers when you can't tell who is a ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard university is an amazing school with different varieties of people but there are dangers when you can't tell who is a student and who is a native of the area. There are few robberies on campus but many of them do happen off campus which is really close. There are so many beautiful scenes but just be aware of your surroundings.

Briana
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Howard University is a school based on heritage, culture and identity. The personal experience and culture shock you feel whe...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is a school based on heritage, culture and identity. The personal experience and culture shock you feel when you get here is amazing. It's an amazing place to learn about history, and how to engage with various people.

Taylor
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The community makes the school what it is. Always a supportive and uplifting environment. There is always somebody new to mee...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The community makes the school what it is. Always a supportive and uplifting environment. There is always somebody new to meet, and interesting activities to be a part of. The student body is united and always willing to stand up for one another. Howard is truly one of the most special places I've ever known.

Lauryn
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Howard University is extravagant. The atmosphere of the students and faculty is like none of any other. Our professors are to...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Howard University is extravagant. The atmosphere of the students and faculty is like none of any other. Our professors are top notch, the student to teacher ratio is generally really well. The numerous events and social life on this campus is spectacular. There is always someone to talk to, the parties are grand, and the academic portion is spot on. Howard is amazing!

Sharina
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I love Howard, there isn't any other school that I could see myself at! Howard is such a welcoming community and everyone is ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Howard, there isn't any other school that I could see myself at! Howard is such a welcoming community and everyone is really friendly. It is a small school, but the perfect size. You are constantly meeting new people, but there are a lot of familiar faces.

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

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