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Howard University

History

Howard has grown from a single-frame building in 1867 and evolved to more than 89 acres, including the six-story, 400-bed Howard University Hospital. Since 1974, it has expanded to include a 22-acre School of Law West Campus, a 22-acre School of Divinity East Campus and another three-fifths of an acre facility in northeast Washington and a 108-acre tract of land in Beltsville, Maryland.

Education

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides 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.

Research

Howard University welcomes Dr. Bruce Jones as Vice President for Research. Dr. Jones will serve as the chief research officer and is responsible for developing and implementing the vision, plan, and policies to guide the University's research portfolio, and for leading all aspects of the University's research infrastructure and operations. Dr. Jones joins Howard University on April 1, 2018, and will report to Dr. Anthony Wutoh, Howard University Provost, and Chief Academic Officer.

Career

  • The Talent Acquisition division of the Office of Human Resources hires qualified candidates to fill positions which contribute to the overall strategic success of Howard University. Hiring staff “for fit” makes significant contributions to Howard University’s overall mission.
  • Howard University (“the University”) is committed to selection and hiring procedures that are fair, consistent, and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. To this end, the University supports a carefully planned and articulated hiring policy to be followed by all University entities, including sponsored research of Howard University Hospital.

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Howard University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Howard University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
08 May 2025
South-East Regional CONACYT Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
20 Mar 2025
CONACYT Scholarships For Doctoral Studies Abroad
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships For Overseas Studies
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Becas Fulbright - Ampliación De Estudios
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Chungcheongnam
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Master/Doctoral Program Of Lotte Foundation
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Jeollanam
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
Fulbright Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
Not specified
Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Education Center's Study Abroad Programs
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Fulbright Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2025
Thanks To Scandinavia Grants To Danish Students
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
NORAM Scholarships
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Education USA
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Grant
11000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Dositeja Fund For Young Talents Of Serbia
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Latin American Caribbean Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education USA
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Grant
7750 USD
Deadline
Not specified
University Of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC) Graduate Fellowships
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Education USA
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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
1001
2024
1001 -250
2023
751
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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2024
801 -450
2023
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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2024
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2023
767
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

  • Whether you live in a residence hall or off-campus housing, Howard University has a network to support you.
  • Through the Office of Residence Life, you'll have Resident Assistants (RAs) and Graduate Resident Assistants (GAs) in your residence halls to answer your concerns and lead programming.
  • The Office of Off-Campus Housing and Community Engagement supports students who live off-campus, from tips on looking for apartments to advice about being a good community member.

Library services

 The Founders Library, named in memory of the seventeen founders of the University, is the main facility in the University Library System. Opened in 1938, the building was designed by Albert Irvin Cassell (1895-1969), an African American architect from Towson, Maryland.

ICT services

Enterprise Technology Services is dedicated to help, develop, implement, and support technologies to enrich the experience of the Howard community.

Medical services

Over the course of its 145-year history of providing the finest primary, secondary and tertiary health care services, Howard University Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center, has become one of the most comprehensive health care facilities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Campus life

The university hosts a total of 89 buildings on 256 acres of land. In addition to the main campus in northwest Washington, DC, the University has a 22-acre west campus where the School of Law is located, a 22-acre School of Divinity campus in northeast Washington, and a 108-acre research facility in Beltsville, Maryland. 

Sports facilities

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Conference; 19 Division I sports.

Student clubs

The Howard University Caribbean Students Association (HUCSA), better known as CSA, is one of the largest and most diverse student organizations on campus. Our goal is to promote cultural awareness and recognition of Caribbean people within the University and the local community. Our membership is primarily comprised of Caribbean born nationals and students of Caribbean descent. HUCSA provides haven for those Caribbean-born members venturing into a foreign environment while introducing them to the unique nuances of the American way of life.

Howard University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and its programs in specialized fields are accredited by numerous professional agencies.

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States

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