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 the links to the right to learn more about our application process, and requirements for domestic and international students. First year students are also encouraged to view our Freshman Applicant Guide for additional information.