Best Colleges in America 2022
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Howard University

Washington, DC http://www.howard.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$50,600
% of students who get any grants
91%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$24,500
Average price for low-income students
$39,400

Admissions

Acceptance rate
39%
Median SAT/ACT score
1210/20
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
6,460

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
83%
% of need met
20%
% of students who get merit grants
8%
Average merit grant
$10,580

Student Success

Graduation rate
63%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$25,000
Early career earnings
$56,240
% earning more than a high school grad
68%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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