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Howard University

Washington, DC

Admissions Summary

Howard University is less selective with an acceptance rate of 52%. Students that get into Howard University have an SAT score between 1060–1270 or an ACT score of 20–26. Regular applications are due February 15.

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By the Numbers

These ranges reflect what most admitted students scored, but many are outside these ranges.

  • GPA Range
  • 3.75+44%
  • 3.50–3.7435%
  • 3.25–3.4915%
  • 3.00–3.245%
  • 2.50–2.991%
  • 2.00–2.49Not available
  • Below 2.00Not available
  • SAT Total Range1060–1270
  • SAT Math510–640
  • SAT Reading540–650
  • ACT Composite Range20–26
  • Acceptance Rate52% (Less Selective)
  • Total Applicants19,537
  • Admitted10,140
  • Enrolled2,493

Application Requirements

  • High School GPARequired
  • High School RankConsidered but not required
  • College Prep CoursesRecommended
  • SAT/ACT ScoresRecommended
  • RecommendationsRecommended

Application Deadline

Dates are subject to change, so confirm important deadlines by visiting the college website.
Regular DecisionFeb 15
Early ActionNov 1

Early action applicants don’t have to commit if accepted. Students can apply Early Action to more than one college.

Early DecisionNov 1

Early decision applicants agree to attend the college if they are accepted. Students can only apply to one college for Early Decision.

Application Process

  • Application Fee$45
  • Fee Waiver InfoApplication fee waivers not offered.

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