Howard University

Howard University

Howard University was established on March 2, 1867 and is a private nonsectarian university situated in Washington, D.C. HBCU has more than 3,000 staff and serves over 7,000 undergraduates.

The university is positioned on 258 acres of land, and offers degrees and programs in various fields of studies. HBCU has played a vital role in American History on several occasions.

Howard University's teams are nicknamed Bison, and the official colors of the university are blue, white and red. Its athletic teams participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Eminent alumni of the university are Ossie Davis, actor; Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate; and Supreme court Justice Richard Smallwood.

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African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Social And Philosophical Foundations Of Education
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Hardware Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
Modern Greek Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language And Literature
Latin Language And Literature
Consumer Economics
Child Development
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Cell Biology And Anatomy
Microbiology, General
Genetics, General
Physiology, General
Pharmacology And Toxicology
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies, Other
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General
Social Work
Dance, General
Fashion/Apparel Design
Interior Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
History, General
History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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