Profile of the Class of 2018

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.

See Also: 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Applications

13,741

Acceptances

6,620 

Acceptance Rate

48%

ACADEMIC PROFILE OF ENROLLED STUDENTS

Mean HS Grade Point Average (unweighted)

3.38

SAT AND ACT TEST SCORE RANGES

Mid 50% Range for SAT I Critical Reading

548

Mid 50% Range for SAT I Math

548

Mean ACT Composite

23.7

 

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

 

Admission Deadlines:

Application Type 

Application Deadline

Notification Date

Early Action

November 1

By December 20

Traditional Action

February 15

April 1

Transfer

Open

May through mid-July