Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    511
  • Program Cost
    $65,046
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Yield
    72%
  • Selectivity
    47%
  • Job Offers
    78%
  • Average Salary
    $90,706
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing
Contact Information
2600 Sixth Street, NW
Suite 236
Washington, District of Columbia 20059, United States
Website
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School of Business

About School of Business

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Since its inception in 1970, Howard University School of Business has produced thousands of distinguished MBA and BBA graduates prepared to meet the challenges of the global business environment. As a top-notch business school, Howard was the first in Washington, DC to be accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The business school’s prominence has continued to grow with the addition of new programs, the awarding of various distinction and accreditations, as well as positive assessments from well respected academic reviews.

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About Howard University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.18 GPA of All Applicants 3.27 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 39
  • Median 33
  • Middle 80% 0 to 60
Admissions Selectivity
47% School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

511 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
63% 502
64% 511
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 112
47% 47.0
72% 72.0
Female
54% 54
International
41% 41
Re-Applicants
12% 12
66% 66
Wait-listed
100% 11
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Accepted
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Accounting
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Howard University
  • University of Texas
  • University of Maryland
  • Florida State University
  • Florida A&M University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Considered
$51,368 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • US Department of Justice
  • Peer Consultants PC
  • Sprint
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
3% 3
3% 3
650 to 679
3% 3
3% 3
620 to 649
2% 2
2% 2
590 to 619
9% 9
8% 8
560 to 589
11% 11
11% 11
530 to 559
21% 21
21% 21
500 to 529
13% 13
12% 12
Under 500
38% 38
40% 40
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: No
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 32%
Top Industry
  • Technology 18%
  • Consulting 14%
  • Non-profit 9%
AT Kearny 2
Top Employer
  • Ingersoll Rand 1
  • Sony Corporation 1
  • MeadWestvaco 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
78% School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
71% 71
64% 63.699022556390986
71% Receive Offers
71% 71
58% 57.85206896551723
71% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
7% 7
21% 21.110859375
7% Receive Offers
7% 7
25% 24.93132867132867
7% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
28% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • AT Kearny 2
  • Ingersoll Rand 1
  • Sony Corporation 1
  • MeadWestvaco 1
  • Lockheed Martin 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
14% 14
$103,333.00
62K 124K
Finance/Accounting
23% 23
$93,333.00
80K 110K
General Management
9% 9
$102,000.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
5% 5
$72,000.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
9% 9
$92,500.00 Data not provided
Information Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
36% 36
$85,688.00
58K 121K
Other
5% 5
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
14% 14
$103,333.00
62K 124K
Financial Services
9% 9
$NA Data not provided
Government
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
32% 32
$79,500.00
58K 102K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
9% 9
$80,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
$90,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
$110,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Technology
18% 18
$98,875.00
90K 121K
Other
5% 5
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than one year, up to three years
45% 45
$81,500.00
58K 124K
More than five years
23% 23
$111,250.00
90K 124K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
95% 95
$91,313.00
58K 124K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
5% 5
$NA Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
48% 48
$91,563.00
58K 124K
U.S. South
5% 5
$72,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
24% 24
$93,200.00
70K 124K
U.S. Midwest
10% 10
$98,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
10% 10
$92,500.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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10-20 years post-graduation
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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

5-10 years post-graduation
10-20 years post-graduation
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10-20 years post-graduation
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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • General Motors 3
  • District of Columbia Government 3
  • Unilever 2
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1
  • Proctor & Gamble 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 25
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 35
  • Average intern length in weeks 11
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Society of Hispanic MBA Conference
  • Wall Street
  • Black Executive Supply Chain Conference
  • Institute of Supply Chain Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$218,724
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $65,046
  • Budget $57,994
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$218,724
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $65,046
  • Budget $57,994
20 Full Tuition Scholarships
$25,605 Average Scholarship Amount 96% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
83% 83
96% 96
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$409,679
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
88%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $41,694
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
36% 36
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
18% 18
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MD (Medicine)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Continuous improvements are upgrades to the Smart Classrooms, SLR Trading Room, Full Instalation of Audio Visual Equipment, Cabling and Lighting in Auditorium, Renovations of the Graduate and Undergraduate Computer Labs, ...

Students: Who are my classmates?

15% Married Students 15% International Students
65% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
African American
92% 92
Multiethnic
4% 4
Student Citizenship
North America
85% 85
Africa
9% 9
Asia
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,643 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
13% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.