Howard University: Crime, Costs and Closures

Institution educational statistics compiled from federal government data from the National Center for Education Statistics as of 2018.

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Howard University
Crime: 49.33 /year
Admission Rate: 41.42%
Total Cost: $41,488.00
Earn after 6 yr: $39,500.00

Institution Details

Type: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Number of Branches: 1
Male Students: 3,130
Female Students: 6,262
Total Students: 9,392
Age at entry: 20.34
Undergraduate students: 5,899
Graduate students: 3,038
Four year completion rate : 63.36%
Median Household Income: $66,680.20
Poverty Rate: 10.55%
Unemployment Rate: 4.43%

Crime on Campus

College crime statistics for Howard University are compiled courtesy of the Clercy Act, and the US Department of Education. This data is required to be submitted by all institutions that accept federal financial aid, so if a college does not accept federal aid, these numbers may not be accurate.

Average of 2015-16-17: 49.33 /year
Crime
Assaults: 6.67
Murders: 0
Rapes: 17.67
Burglaries: 12
Robberies: 4
Arson: 0
Negligent Manslaughter: 0
Fondling: 4.67
Motor Vehicle Theft: 4.33
Arrests
Booze: 2.67
Drugs: 5.67
Weapons: 4

Money

Costs
Total Cost for Student(Academic): $41,488.00
Tuition for InState institution: $25,697.00
Tuition for OutState institution: $25,697.00
Expenditures Per Student: $23,722.00
Revenue per student: $17,474.00
Student Earnings after Graduation
Mean earnings of students working and not enrolled years after graduation.
6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 Years after Graduation $0 $0 $100,000 $100,000 $200,000 $200,000 Earnings
Default or Declined
Two year default rate: 9.6%
Three year default rate: 7.8%
Repay declined in 1 year: 0.3014
Repay declined in 3 year: 0.3495
Repay declined in 5 year: 0.3898
Repay declined in 7 year: 0.4558
Grant, Loan, Debt
% of UG receive Pell Grant: 46.3%
% of UG receive Federal Loan: 51.2%
Median debt of completers: $26,000.00
Average monthly payment: $276.41

Location

2400 Sixth St. NW, Washington, DC
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Admissions

  • Admission Rate
    41.42%

    Percentage of total applicants that are accepted.

  • SAT Reading Score
    600

    Midpoint of SAT scores at the institution (critical reading).

  • SAT Writing Score
    550

    Midpoint of SAT scores at the institution (writing).

  • SAT Math Score
    590

    Midpoint of SAT scores at the institution (math).

  • ACT Score
    25

    Midpoint of ACT scores at the institution.