Howard University Early Decision for Fall 2022 Admission

Howard University offers both Early Decision and Early Action for freshman admissions.

Application Type Application Deadline (for receipt of submitted Common Application) Document Deadline (for receipt of optional test scores, letters of recommendation, academic records etc.) Notification Date (notices will be sent via email)
Early Action November 1, 2021 November 15, 2021 Late January 2022
Early Decision November 1, 2021 November 15, 2021 Late January 2022
Theatre Arts (apply as Early Action/Decision applicants) November 1, 2021 November 1, 2021 Late January 2022


Last year, Howard University admitted 85 of the 239 applicants who applied early decision. The acceptance rate was 35.56%.

Last year, Howard University admitted 3,513 of the 6,950 applicants who applied Early Action. The acceptance rate was 50.55%. For more information visit the Howard University page on College Confidential.

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Is a highly qualified student, based on SAT score, GPA, extracurriculars, more likely to obtain a full-ride scholarship if applying EA or ED at Howard?

anybody hear their EA decision yet?

I think decisions are scheduled to come out on January 28.

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