Howard University

Women's D1 Coach: Karli Brentlinger
7 / 10
6,354 Undergrads / 9,392 Students
6 / 10
$21,061 Net Price
9 / 10
41% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Atlantic Sun Conf. (ASUN)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
43% / 63%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled at schools around Pennsylvania, D.C. and Maryland. The team also travels to New York, Vermont and Connecticut. The team typically plays at neutral sites in D.C. and Maryland. Other trips in the past include Jacksonville, Florida and Davis, California.

Recruit Commits
Madison Bradley Heritage Raleigh, NC Mid
Jaeda Lamar Freeport Freeport, NY Def
Faith Turner Council Rock South` , PA Def
Kiyanna Jackson Bishop McNamara , MD Att
Megan Cool Mauldin Mauldin, SC Goal, Faceoff
Kendal Parker Kingston Kingston, NY Att
Megan Cool Mauldin Mauldin, SC Goal, Faceoff
Marquia Walker Southeast Ellenton, FL Def
Shelby Lee Bishop McNamara Mitchellville, MD Def
Lailah Robey Northern Chesapeake Beach, MD Mid
Jillian Jones Bullard Fresno, CA Mid
Tiffany Hunt Bridgewater-Raritan Bridgewater, NJ Att
Terie Young Irma Lerma Rangel Young Dallas, TX Att
Lauren Myers Edison Alexandria, VA Att
Taylor Clinkscales Mill Creek Dacula, GA Def
Michelle Aninye Wheeler Marietta, GA Mid, Def
Tierra Norris Cox Mill Charlotte, NC Mid, Att
Ajae Grisby Millbrook Raleigh, NC Def
Gabrielle Wilson Oxon Hill Oxon Hill, MD Att
Assata Khalfani Manhattan Brooklyn, NY Att
Lauryn Smith Abington Friends Philadelphia, PA Att
Abigail Paysinger Clover Hill Midlothian, VA Att
Natalie Settle Manchester Chesterfield, VA Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • AT&T
  • DC Government
  • US Army
  • Verizon
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Bank of America
  • PwC
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Wells Fargo
  • Accenture
What Grads Do
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
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Student Life
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 620
540 - 640
1050 - 1240
22 - 30
21 - 27
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 600 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 16,815 5,046 11,769
% Admitted 41% 38% 43%
% Admits That Enroll 30% 29% 30%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.33
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Communication & Journalism (16%)
    Business (15%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (10%)
    Engineering (8%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Health Professions (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (1%)
    History (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Computer & Information Sciences
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$25,697
    Books & Supplies$1,500
    Cost of Living$13,504
    Personal Expenses$2,500
    Sticker Price$43,201

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    89% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship77%$20,427
    Federal Grants48%$4,974
    Pell Grants47%$4,693
    Other Federal5%$3,919
    State & Local Grants3%$1,072
    Institutional Grants61%$21,665
    Student Loans59%$7,800
    Federal Loans55%$6,378
    Other Loans5%$21,891

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $647 Million $68,841

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $23,000 $276

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 3,231 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $49,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.25 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 43% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 18 8
    Fondling 5 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 4 -
    Aggravated Assault 7 2
    Burglary 12 9
    Motor Vehicle Theft 4 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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