Social Sciences at Howard University: Overview

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At the Howard University through Social Sciences program you can complete degrees of the following award levels: Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) are necessary when applying. The lessons of this program will be conducted at 2400 Sixth St NW.

The average total number of students of all degrees engaged in this specialty is 160 or more and 33.1% of students are men. 4.4% of students studying the Social Sciences program are non-residents of the United States.

Howard University offers on-campus housing. Howard University campus is safe for students with 0.23% of maximum crimes a year. Burglary, robbery and aggravated assault are the most often noticed crimes. Students that live on campus typically paying for room 9506$ for academic year. Academic/career counselling and employment services offered for students. 22% of students receive financial aid.

Please make note that if you are trying to figure out what program to pick on the Other Programs block you сan find all the information about other programs at Howard University. We included filter option “by degree”, so you could check out programs with the degree you're interested in. If you want to find a list of all colleges and universities in District of Columbia providing Social Sciences programs - please click the blue button on the right. 11 universities are currently offering programs in Social Sciences - American University, Catholic University of America, University of the District of Columbia and other.

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Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Formal demonstration of competencies


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