Howard University

Howard University information

Location
Washington, DC , USA
Address
2400 6th St NW
Getting there
Metro: Shaw-Howard U
More information
www.howard.edu
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Founded in 1867, Howard remains the nation’s most prestigious traditionally African American institute of higher education. Distinguished alumni include the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (who enrolled after he was turned away from the University of Maryland’s then all-white law school), Ralph Bunche, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison and former New York City mayor David Dinkins. Today Howard enrolls around 10,000 students in 18 schools. The Shaw neighborhood is as defined by Howard University as Georgetown is by her titular school.

Staff and students give free campus tours . You must reserve in advance.