Profile of the Class of 2020

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.

 

    APPLICATION INFORMATION

    Applications

    18,225

    Acceptances

    5,468

    Acceptance Rate

    30%

    ACADEMIC PROFILE OF ENROLLED STUDENTS

    Mean HS Grade Point Average (unweighted)

    3.46

    SAT AND ACT TEST SCORE RANGES

    Average SAT- Verbal

    576

    Average SAT- Math

    573

    Mean ACT Composite

    25

     

    College Planning Apps

    Preparing for college is major task and requires guidance, organization and patience. To help you successfully navigate students and parents through the journey that lies ahead we have compiled a list of College Apps that will help you meet the demands of the College Admission Challenge. Most apps are free and user friendly.

    • College Abacus
    • WOOP
    • Lorado
    • I’m First
    • College Go
    • KRED
    • FAFSA Community
    • Career Connect
    • Fast Forward
    • What’s your Road

     

    Domestic Fall Admission Deadlines:

    Application Type 

    Last SAT/ACT Test Considered

    Application Deadline

    Notification Date

    Early Action

    October

    November 1

    By mid-December

    Traditional Action

    December

    February 15

    By early April

    Transfer

    N/A

    May 30

    May through mid-July