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Location and Setting


Washington Population
632,323
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington
Campus Size
256 acres

Weather

Temperature
26.8 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
44%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
security lighting

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bison
School Colors
Navy blue, red, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, howard university student association, undergraduate student assembly, campus pals, international student organization, entrepreneurial society, howard university
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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