Howard University is a medium sized four-year university in Washington, DC.
The school is on the semester calendar system and is a research university with high research activity.
There are 7,405 undergraduate students and 5,235 graduate students at Howard University.
The freshman class has 1,603 students.
Students attend full-time.
It is a selective institution with a high transfer-in rate; 54% of students who apply to Howard University are admitted and 32% of those admitted students attend the school.
The school has its own library and participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs for those who qualify. Howard University is in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Most students attend for four or more years and there is a majority undergraduate student population. Most undergraduates study professions or the arts and sciences.
There is high graduate student coexistence with the undergraduates.
Howard University's President is Dr. Sidney A. Ribeau.