Accounting, B.B.A. | Howard University | Washington, D. C., United States
48 months
30584 USD/year
30584 USD/year
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Howard University’s Accounting Program is the first to be accredited in Washington, D.C. and the metropolitan area and one of approximately 150 accredited accounting programs in the United States. The accreditation for the School of Business is highly regarded by both employers and potential students.


The unique additional accreditation for the department of accounting is also highly regarded and has resulted in Howard University being one of the few HBCUs, which are on the national recruiting list for many of the major accounting firms and Fortune 500 organizations.

Center for Accounting Education

  • CAE is a nationwide organization based at Howard University that addresses unique challenges young African Americans face when entering the accounting profession by offering programs and resources that prepare them to succeed. CAE addresses the corporate diversity challenge by attracting more African Americans to the profession and improving their retention and upward mobility through outreach, leadership skills training, thought leadership papers, scholarships to accounting students, and support of faculty development. 
  • Well-designed programs serve accounting professionals at all levels: students considering an accounting career, accountants starting their career, and those preparing for the CPA exam, middle managers, and potential senior leaders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Auditing 
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


121 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Non-refundable $45 application fee
  • Official high school transcript 
  • One letter of recommendation from a high school counselor 
  • One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher 

Tuition Fee

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    30584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30584 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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