145x97
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1119
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $22,883
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    950
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
2600 Sixth Street, NW
Suite 236
Washington, District of Columbia 20059, United States
Website

About School of Business

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Since its inception in 1970, Howard's School of Business has produced thousands of distinguished MBA and BBA graduates prepared to meet the challenges of the global business environment. Howard was the first in Washington, DC to be accredited by AACSB International. 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.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    56%
  • Yield
    35%
  • Average Salary
    $54,832
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1970

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About Howard University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
56% Howard University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
  3. Character/personal abilities
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1020
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 3.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1020
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 3.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
17685% 17,685
56% 56
35% 35
56% School Selectivity
35% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT/ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Official Score Reports, Essay, 2 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcript, Application Fee, TOEFL Score Report & Proof of Financial Support if International

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1640% 1,640
54% 54
30% 30
54% Program Selectivity
30% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements 30 Credits Completed, A Grade of "C" or Better in Applied Calculus or Calculus I
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 97
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 25%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 17%
  • Petroleum/Energy 7%
  • Media/Entertainment 5%
Nielsen 4
Top Employer
  • IBM 4
  • Delloitte 3
  • Protiviti 2
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
56% 56
59% 59.252482758620694
56% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
84% Graduates seeking full-time employment
16% Graduates not seeking employment
80% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
6% 6
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
Data not provided
General Management
13% 13
Data not provided
Human Resources
11% 11
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
9% 9
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
10% 10
Data not provided
Operations/Production
6% 6
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
10% 10
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
5% 5
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
10% 10
Data not provided
Consulting
17% 17
Data not provided
Financial Services
25% 25
Data not provided
Government/Education
15% 15
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
8% 8
Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
5% 5
Data not provided
Non-Profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
7% 7
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology/Science
3% 3
Data not provided
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
1% 1
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 62
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 87
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 167
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume Reviews Professional Development Workshops Information Sessions Case Competitions

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$26,923
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $22,883
  • Fees $716
  • Expenses $3,324
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$26,923
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $22,883
  • Fees $716
  • Expenses $3,324
62% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 12% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 20%
  • Merit 66%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website howard.edu/financialaid
Scholarships
$9,836,421
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$10,000,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
39% 36
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
43% 25
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
40% Less than 20 Students 5% More than 50 Students
55% 21 to 50 students
25 Average number of students in non-business required electives
36 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • spirituality and management
  • information systems and supply chain management
  • innovation and technology
  • quality management
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BBA Accounting
  • BBA Finance
  • BBA International Business
  • BBA Computer Information Systems
  • BBA Marketing
  • BBA Management
  • BBA Supply Chain Management
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
56% 56
80% 80
Prominent Faculty
  • Barron Harvey, C.P.A., Ph.D. Dean

    Accounting

  • Pravat Choudhury, Ph.D., Department Chair

    Marketing

  • Phillip Fanara, Ph.D., Professor

    Finance

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work Study opportunities are available in every department in the school. Co Op opportunities with corporate partners are available through the Center for Professional Development.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Euromed Mangement - Marsaille, France Strasbourg University- Strasbourg, France University of Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands Paris ESLSCA Business School - Paris, France

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Volunteer opportunities are available through student clubs, organizations and the Small Business Development Center.

Students

28% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 11% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1200 75th Percentile Score on SAT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
African American
97% 97
Hispanic
1% 1
Asian American
1% 1
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
11%
16%
21%
8%
22%
19%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
18 Average age of full-time students
84% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
37% 37
52% 52

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 10,992
Alumni Donations
$7,000 Average Gift $40,000 Largest Gift

ms. lillian collins, retired dev officer

Most Prominent Alumni
  • george wiley

    bert smith & co.

  • arlene issacs-lowe

    sr. vp, moodys

  • rosoloc henderson

    howard univ.