Howard University is one of only 48 U.S. private, Doctoral/Research universities, comprising 13 schools and colleges with over 11,000 students enjoying academic pursuits in more than 120 areas of study leading to undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.

The University continues to attract the nation’s top students and produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D.s than any other university in the world.

Howard has produced, and continues to produce, a high percentage of the nation’s professionals in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, engineering, nursing, architecture, religion, law, music, social work, and education. Howard is dedicated to the task of educating its students for a socially intelligent and morally responsible life.