Howard University Video Review

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Howard University is located in Washington D.C. The most popular majors for undergrads are journalism, radio and television, biology, nursing and political science. Howard University offers degree programs at the bachelors, masters and doctorate levels.

Established in 1867 by an order of Congress, Howard University is the only historically black private institution in the District of Columbia. It has played a prominent role in the Civil Rights Movement and is the alumnus of such notable figures as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and author Toni Morrison.

An expansive 258-acre Howard campus provides a fraternal atmosphere with over half of students living in university residences. Some 225 campus organizations allow students with diverse interest to get involved in university life. The school's convenient location allows for easy access to the fine cultural and entertainment destinations of our nation's capital.

Howard University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees through 12 schools and colleges. At just over $14,000 a year, it is a remarkable value given its prominence as an elite private institution and excellent 8:1 student/faculty ratio. Popular undergraduate majors include Journalism, Radio and Television, Biology, Nursing and Political Science.

With an undergraduate student body of nearly 7,000, Howard University is considered a 'selective' school. About 48 percent of applicants are accepted into programs. Incoming freshmen carry a grade-point average of 3.2 and score in the 920 to 1370 range on the SAT and 20 to 29 on the ACT.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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