Howard University School of Law

Howard University School of Law

We are justifiably proud of our association with this great institution that has done so much to advance the cause of civil rights and social justice in this nation and around the world. This is an exciting time to be a student, professor, alumnus, staff member, or friend of the Law School. A state of the art Law Library is open to serve you. This magnificent building is an architectural masterpiece and informational powerhouse offering unparalleled research and learning opportunities. We also have remodeled several of our classrooms to incorporate emerging information technologies and to exploit the potential of the Internet. In virtually every way, this law school is using technology to continue its tradition of providing “Leadership for America and a Global Community.”

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.howard.edu/
Address: 2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC 20008
Admission Phone: (202) 806-8009
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students413
Student-faculty ratio16:1
Tuition $37,534 per year (full-time, in-state)
$37,534 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$26,192
Founded In1931
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline02/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Howard University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Howard University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Jgbuj001 167 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
Lthornto 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
AlvinCasimere 148 P 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
Ajone145 165 P 3.49

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
Jeanelle1990 175 P 3.67

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
Bolly811 156 P 2.77

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
TylerMorgan 170 P 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
Jflores10 146 P 3.38

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
RicoChavez 150 P 2.50

Interested In Applying

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SjuYK 153 A 3.12

Interested In Applying

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Robbie 144 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

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Shavez95 159 A 3.94

Interested In Applying

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rdellis95 120 A 3.44

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
Myasiaterry 166 A 3.00

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JrCalvis 160 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

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ravanmarie 146 A 3.79

Interested In Applying

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

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MHampton18 130 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

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slbrown2 150 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

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tsfranci 159 P 2.00

Interested In Applying

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hawkinse15 160 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

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Jmturner425 155 A 3.21

Interested In Applying

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tylerabrice 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

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dmarsha7 142 P 3.72

Interested In Applying

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Jbrookz23 150 P 2.76

Pending

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masseykamaria 160 A 2.90

Pending

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greagins 155 P 3.02

Pending

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bbowman 140 A 3.30

Pending

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blackbeauty5866 131 A 3.77

Rejected

- - - 2 years ago
jhouston102 146 A 3.50

Waitlisted

- - - 10 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants10689640
Number of Offers4204200
Number of Matriculants1451450
75% GPA3.463.460
Median GPA3.223.220
25% GPA2.982.980
75% LSAT1481480
Median LSAT1501500
25% LSAT1531530
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students413
Total Students Receiving Grants170
% of Students Receiving Grants41.2
75% Grant Amount$22,500
Median Grant Amount$16,000
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship66
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)24
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship36%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (23)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (16.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.2)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (11)
  • Hispanics (23)
  • Black or African American (319)
  • Asian (7)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (34)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (20)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (4)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (10)


  • Total Women% (69.7)
  • Total Men% (30.3)
Howard University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 103 62.24% 72.55% -10.31%
2014 85 65.47% 76.56% -11.09%
2013 135 64.28% 82.37% -18.09%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (80)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (16)
  • Employed Other (7)
  • Unemployed (13)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association