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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    496
  • Program Cost
    $68,794
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
2600 Sixth Street, NW
Suite 236
Washington, District of Columbia 20049, United States
Website

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. Our alumni hold leadership positions throughout the nation and worldwide. As a top-notch business school, our graduate and undergraduate programs were the first university in Washington, DC to be accredited by the AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    74%
  • Selectivity
    55%
  • Job Offers
    88%
  • Average Salary
    $85,637.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About Howard University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3,17 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 49
  • Median 39
  • Middle 80% 0 to 66
Admissions Selectivity
55% School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

496 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
58% 467
62% 496
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 90
55% 55.0
74% 74.0
Female
48% 48
International
32% 32
Re-Applicants
8% 8
4% 4
Wait-listed
100% 4
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Accepted
  • Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Howard University
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • University of Maryland
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pittsburgh
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Important
$46,800 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fortunate Enterprises, Inc
  • Investment Company Institute
  • KPMG
  • Wells Fargo Bank
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0%
0%
740 to 769
0%
0%
710 to 739
0%
0%
680 to 709
2% 2
3% 3
650 to 679
2% 2
3% 3
620 to 649
0%
0%
590 to 619
2% 2
3% 3
560 to 589
6% 6
9% 9
530 to 559
10% 10
14% 14
500 to 529
14% 14
10% 10
Under 500
64% 64
58% 58
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 41%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 23%
  • Other 8%
  • Consulting 8%
General Motors 3
Top Employer
  • Capital One 2
  • JPMorgan Chse 1
  • Raytheon 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
88% School of Business 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
80% 80
61% 60.97325153374234
80% Receive Offers
80% 80
56% 55.69710982658959
80% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
8% 8
22% 21.9117610062893
8% Receive Offers
8% 8
25% 25.424767441860464
8% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
25% Graduates seeking full-time employment
7% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • General Motors 3
  • Capital One 2
  • JPMorgan Chse 1
  • Raytheon 1
  • Procter & Gamble 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
18% 18
$86,500.00
75K 109K
Human Resources
9% 9
$82,500.00
65K 100K
Marketing/Sales
9% 9
$95,000.00
90K 100K
Information Technology
4% 4
$90,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
56% 56
$83,948.00
65K 100K
Other
4% 4
$NA Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
8% 8
$82,500.00
65K 100K
Consumer Products
5% 5
$10,900.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
23% 23
$88,000.00
77K 100K
Government
5% 5
$64,375.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
41% 41
$88,667.00
60K 100K
Non-profit
5% 5
$75,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
5% 5
$80,000.00 Data not provided
Other
8% 8
$77,500.00
65K 90K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
14% 14
$94,500.00
90K 99K
More than one year, up to three years
23% 23
$72,909.00
65K 100K
More than five years
23% 23
$77,675.00
65K 99K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$85,637.00
65K 109K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
23% 23
$89,800.00
77K 100K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
50% 50
$78,437.00
65K 100K
U.S. Midwest
27% 27
$94,167.00
65K 109K
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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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • General Motors 2
  • Unilever 2
  • DC Governmen 2
  • Hartford Financial Services Group 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 Confernce
  • Wall Street
  • Black Executive Supply Chain Conference
  • Institute of Supply Chain Management Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$143,414
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $68,794
  • Budget $24,907
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$143,414
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $68,794
  • Budget $24,907
5 Full Tuition Scholarships
$8,500 Average Scholarship Amount 95% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
81% 81
95% 95
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$728,299
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
86%
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 $56,000
  • Average post-graduation debt $50,322
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 School of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
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
  • General Management
  • 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 have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 24
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Continuous improvements last three academic years include: Upgrades to the following: Smart Classroom; SLR Trading Room; Full Installation of Audio Visual Equipment, Cabling and Lighting in Auditorium

Students: Who are my classmates?

7% Married Students 18% International Students
59% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
African American
95% 95
Hispanic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
81% 81
Africa
11% 11
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black or African-American students
  • International students
  • Women students

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,590 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.