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Howard University


1.)Excellence2.) Leadership3.) Service 4.) Truth

Core Values

Founded on March2, 1867 in Washington, D.C.

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Provided Courses

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Moreover, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching, research and service, committed to the development of distinguished, historically aware, and compassionate graduates and to the discovery of solutions to human problems in the United States and throughout the world. With an abiding interest in both domestic and international affairs, the University is committed to continuing to produce leaders for America and the global community.

Thurgood MarshallToni MorrisonDebbie AllenZora Neale HurstonAndrew YoungPhylicia RashadChadwick BosemanLynn WhitfieldAnthony Anderson

Notable Alumni


Zora Neale Hurston


6.) Howard started as a single-frame building and now has 89 acres.7.) The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. was founded on on the Howard campus on May 10, 1930.8.) Five of the nine black sororities and fraternities were founded at Howard.9.) Howard University is also a research university.10.) Howard University is the only true comprhensive predominately Black University with over 90% of its student population being black.

General Oliver O. Howard

1.)Howard Universtiy produces the most African-American Ph.D.'s in the nation, having awarded over 100,000 degrees.2.)Howard is affectionately known as "Black Harvard."3.) Howard was established by congressional order.4.) Howard is named after General Oliver O. Howard, a noted Civil War hero and, at that time, the president of the Freedmen's Bureau.5.) Howard's original purpose was to teach theology to African-American clergymen.

Old Main Building

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