Academics

The University has an enduring commitment to the education and advancement of underrepresented populations in America and the global community. Howard University’s unique mission represents an unwavering commitment to its core values of leadership, excellence, truth and service.

Established in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, doctoral research extensive university located in Washington, DC. With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students in its undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs, which span more than 120 areas of study within 13 schools and colleges, the University is dedicated to educating students from diverse backgrounds. Since its founding in 1867, Howard has awarded more than 120,000 degrees and certificates in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities. 

Schools & Colleges

Arts & Sciences

Rubin Patterson, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-6700

Business

Anthony D. Wilbon, Ph.D., PMP, Dean
202-806-1500

Communications

Gracie Lawson-Borders, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-7694

Dentistry

Andrea Jackson, D.D.S., M.S., FACP, Dean
202-865-6100

Divinity

Yolanda Pierce, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-0500

Education

Dawn Williams, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-7340

Engineering & Architecture

John M. M. Anderson, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-6565

Fine Arts

Phylicia Rashad, Dean
202-806-7040

Graduate School
Dana A. Williams, Ph.D., Dean

202-806-4676

Law

Danielle Holley-Walker, J.D., Dean
202-806-8000

Medicine

Hugh E. Mighty M.D., MBA, FACOG Dean
202-806-5677

Nursing & Allied Health Sciences

Gina S. Brown, Ph.D., RN, MSA, Dean
202-806-7614

Pharmacy

Ranti Akiyode, PharmD., BCPS, CDCES
202-806-6530

Social Work

Sandra Crewe, Ph.D., Dean
202-806-7300

 

 

Fields of Study

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Doctorate Programs

Professional Programs