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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $2,624
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Howard University

Howard University is a 4-year, private university located in Washington, DC. Students at Howard University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

Howard University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Howard University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Howard University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Howard University is a GI Bill approved school.  However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Howard University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Howard University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

The Howard University doesn't provide much explanation of their involvement with the program. 

With the Yellow Ribbon, eligible veteran students may a portion up to 100% of their tuition covered, with limited to zero tuition costs out-of-pocket.

For Howard University, we recommend that you check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Howard University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Howard University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

The Howard University doesn't provide much detail of their participation in the Yellow Ribbon program for master's degrees.   

With the Yellow Ribbon, eligible veteran students may a portion up to 100% of their master's degree tuition covered, with limited to zero tuition costs out-of-pocket.

For Howard University, we recommend that you check with the school to ensure that your preferred master's or advanced degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

What are Howard University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Howard University’s tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Howard University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Howard University’s online tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Howard University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Howard University offers online degree programs. 

Is Howard University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Howard University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Howard University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Howard University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Tuition Assistance.

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Is Howard University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Howard University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Howard University

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.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 25,697
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 24,477
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 1,220
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 0
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $2,624
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $2,500.00
  • Number
    All
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $25,697
    In State
    $25,697
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $30,545
    In State
    $30,545
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $0
    Campus
    $0
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $0
    Campus
    $0
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,500
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 500
Student Population
  • Student Count
    5,830
    Undergraduate
    3,252
    Graduate
    268
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    34.7%
    Population
  • Female
    65.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    Historically/Predominantly Black Colleges (HBCU)
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    550
    SAT Math
    555
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    24
    ACT
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