Transfer Students

Requirements for the admission of transfer students are as follows:

  • Submit a completed Howard University Application
  • Complete at least one semester of full-time study (15 credit
    hours) including Math and English – 3 credits each
  • Provide sealed official academic transcript from each Institution of higher learning attended
  • Transcript with a minimum grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale upper division)

NOTE: The Admissions Committee of the Department may consider exceptions.

Applicants with credits from accredited institutions of higher learning will be eligible to receive transfer credits. Acceptance of credits will be determined by the department and only those courses taken for credit with a grade of "C" or higher will be considered for transfer. Credits in upper division courses may be transferred upon successful completion of challenge examinations in the respective courses. The Department, at its discretion, may accept a student who may be deficient in one of the above specifications. For persons who do not meet the above criteria and have been out of high school for three or more years, admissions can be based on other factors such as maturity, work experience, military service, or other factors as determined by the department.