Prospective Students

First Time in College

Prospective students should submit an application, an official transcript from their secondary school and a recommendation from their teacher or the school counselor. Applicants must be a graduate of a secondary school or have equivalent credentials. Applicants must furnish the results of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I and II in Writing) with a minimum score of 1080, or the ACT with a minimum score of 23. Admission is based on an evaluation of the academic record, test scores and letters of recommendation.

Transfer Students:

Transfer students must have completed at least 15 credit hours of college course work with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.

International Students:

International applicants must submit a transcript of all work taken at other institutions (secondary and collegiate) and must pass the TOEFL with a cumulative score of 550 or better. Additional information can be found here.


Application forms may be requested from:

Office of Enrollment Management
Howard University
2300 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20059

Telephone: (800) 822-6363

For additional information see Howard University undergraduate admissions.


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