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Howard University

2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 806-8009

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 15
Application Fee: $60
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 35.3% 42.9%
LSAT Score (Median) 151 151
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 149-155 148-153
GPA (Median) 3.24 3.28
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.01-3.54 3.00-3.55
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 93.1% 81.3%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +17.4% +8.6%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 61.2% 47.8%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 69.9% 66.4%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $34,194 $33,832
Room and Board: $18,808 $16,360
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 41.5% 43.3%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $17,828 $14,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $76,703 $141,044
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 78.7% 89.5%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 414 413
Men: 34.3% 35.1%
Women: 65.7% 64.9%
White: 1.2% N/A
Black: 87.9% N/A
Hispanic: 3.6% N/A
Asian: 1.7% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 8.1 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 79 N/A
Male: 49.4% N/A
Female: 50.6% N/A
Minority: 82.3% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $152,500
Public Sector (Median): $58,972 $52,150
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 598,792 612,337