The school, which is known for its doctoral programs, has over 10,000 enrolled students across the undergraduate, graduate, professional, and joint degree programs. They study more than 120 majors across 13 schools and colleges. Since its inception, the school has distributed more than 120,000 degrees and certificates in the arts, sciences, and humanities.
There are numerous historic landmarks and interesting places to visit near Howard University. You can, of course, plan a tour in advance of the White House. You can also see the United States Capitol building, the Lincoln Memorial, and the National Mall during your trip to D.C. Art and history lovers shouldn't miss the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and the much more recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture is an incredible new institution.
Kids love the International Spy Museum, while the National Museum of Natural History will please any and all animal-lovers in your family. Certain bike tours around the city are also very child-friendly.
There are a number of food tours you can take in D.C., if you'd like to sample a range of restaurants or bars. These include: DC by Foot, DC Brew Tours, Carpe DC Food Tours, and Mangia DC Food Tours. Close to campus, you'll find restaurants aplenty in the area along U Street NW and 14th Street NW.