National University
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
Mid East
City: Large
NCAA Division I-AA
10 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Simply scan the list of consequential alumni from this historic school to see the role Howard University has played in our nation’s upbringing. From Brown v. Board of Education, to “Black Power,” to Lyndon Johnson’s 1965 speech to Howard graduates on affirmative action, Howard has delivered an historically aware, distinguished education since it was chartered in 1867. It is a deeply transformational experience for its graduates.

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