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To study at Howard University is choosing an institution that is experienced, dynamic, and diverse – with a tradition of quality education since 1867 provided by the constant engagement of its faculty toward the students and their needs, and by its rich campus social and cultural life.

With such a diverse student body, it comes as little surprise that life thrives on the Howard University Campus. Whatever your particular interest – culture, religion, sports, art, music, theater, politics – you will be assured of linking up with others who share it.

Coming to Howard is about connecting – with the life of the mind, the heart of a tradition, and the soul of a people. In addition, coming to Howard means connecting with the future – with success in your education and your chosen careers.

Virtual Campus Tour >>
"Whether this is your initial visit to Howard, or you are returning following a trip to our historic campus in the nation’s capital, this tour will permit you to experience a campus visit as if you were actually here with us." — H. Patrick Swygert, President

Visit the Campus >>
The campus tour is designed to provide prospective students currently in high school with an exposure to Howard University. The visitor will have the opportunity to interact with our students and faculty, and learn about our programs, and activities.

Open House >>
You and your parents will have the opportunity to interact with Howard students, faculty, and staff. Questions and concerns will be addressed as we provide invaluable information that will guide you through the admissions process, while simultaneously highlighting the numerous opportunities available at Howard University.


About Washington, DC >>
Rich in cultural, scientific, educational, and business resources, the Washington metropolitan area acts as a stimulus to the intellect, the spirit, the soul. Living in Washington is quite a learning experience.

History of Howard University >>
A brief history of Howard University from its founding in 1867 to present day.