Howard University

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2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC 20008

per year (full-time)

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#135 Best Law Schools

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The School of Law at Howard University has an application deadline of March 15. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at Howard University is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $32,743 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 16.5:1. The School of Law at Howard University has 47 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1869
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline March 15
Full-time program application fee $60
Part-time program application fee N/A
Admissions phone (202) 806-8009
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 47
Student-faculty ratio 16.5:1
Total faculty 57

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 407
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 137


Tuition and fees

full-time: $32,743 per year

Room and board $16,092


Employed at graduation2 45.0%
Median private sector starting salary $160,000
Median public service starting salary $50,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 669,987

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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