80
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Howard University / Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Speech pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication sciences

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
30
Accepted
19
Enrolled
50%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 81.25%
White or Caucasian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.25%
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (0)
Male (1)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multiculturalism, augmentative communication, adult neurological disorders, child language disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20059-0002
United States
Contact Dr. Ovetta Harris
Phone: 202-806-6100