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Howard University

Washington, DC

Academics

  • Graduation Rate
    64%
  • Majors Available
    115
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio
    12:1
  • Retention Rate
    91%


AP Credit Policy

Entering students may receive credit for work completed in secondary school under the Advanced Placement (AP) Program administered by the College Board. In order to be considered for credit, official score reports must be submitted via College Board to Howard University. In each subject for which credit is sought, a minimum score of 4 is generally required (some subjects require scores of 3 for exemption purposes).

  • Offers credits

    Yes

  • Offers placement into advanced courses

    Yes



Study Options


Majors and Degrees

The college offers the following degrees: Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral

  • No majors found

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Special Academics Program

  • Cross-Registration
  • Distance Learning
  • Double Major
  • Dual Enrollment of High School Students
  • Honors Program
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • ROTC, Air Force
  • ROTC, Army
  • ROTC, Navy
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification
  • Visiting/Exchange Student Program


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