Howard University

Howard University's mission is unique. It is a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Moreover, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching, research and service, committed to the development of distinguished, historically aware, and compassionate graduates and to the discovery of solutions to human problems in the United States and throughout the world. With an abiding interest in both domestic and international affairs, the University is committed to continuing to produce leaders for America and the global community. Howard's faculty members represent a microcosm of the world population of scholars. They comprise the worlds most concentrated number of black scholars and a rapidly increasing number of scholars from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South and Central America. Howard's students come from all over the nation and more than 100 countries. The resulting campus and classroom atmosphere is a fascinating blend of cultures, customs, and languages said to be unequaled on any other college campus in the world.

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Private, Coed 1867 N/A Semester $577.1 million + 2400 Sixth Street NW, Washington, DC 20059 (202) 806-6100
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48 100.0 D.C. Washington 354