The University promotes academic excellence through a highly selective admission process. Students who are admitted demonstrate strong personal motivation along with backgrounds of consistent academic growth and achievement. The University encourages the submission of applications from socially and economically disadvantaged students who exemplify promise of gaining from a Howard University education.

We encourage all first year and transfer undergraduate applicants to apply using the Common Application. Please see Domestic Admission or International Admission to learn more about our admission process, and requirements for domestic and international students. Students are also encouraged to view our Freshman Application Guide, Transfer Application Guide and Admission Profile for additional information.