HU Independent Exchange Program (HUIEP)

Enrollment Period:

Applications for the spring semester will be accepted September 1st thru October 1st

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HUIEP Application
HUIEP Advisor Reference
HUIEP Reference - Other

Applications for the full academic year or fall semester will be accepted February 1st thru March 1st.


  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and sophomore/junior standing is required.
  • Enrolled at Howard University for one year
  • Official Transcript
  • Sophomore (30 credits) or Junior
  • Two letters of reference

Howard University has a reciprocal agreement (even exchange) with the colleges and universities listed below. There must to be a participant at the Host school interested in attending Howard University for an exchange to take place.

The schools listed below with an asterisk (*) require a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Exchange Opportunities may be available at the following schools:

Clark University (Massachusetts) -
Colby College (Maine) -
*Columbia University (New York City) -
*Davidson College (North Carolina) -
Denison University (Ohio) -
*Duke University (North Carolina) -
Grinnell College (Iowa) -
Mills College (California) -
Ohio University (Ohio) -
Reed College (Oregon) -
Rutgers University (New Jersey) -
Smith College (Massachusetts) -
*Stanford University (California) -
University of California/Berkeley (California) -
University of Massachusetts/Amherst (Massachusetts) -
University of the Redlands (California) -
University of Southern California (California) -
Ursinus College (Pennsylvania) -
Vanderbilt Univ (Nashville Tennessee) -
Vassar College (New York) -
Williams College (Williamstown Mass) -
Xavier University (Louisiana) -

All applications must be submitted to Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. Applications are processed on a first come first serve basis.