48 months
28450 USD/year
28450 USD/year
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Whether you're considering law, medicine, advertising, teaching, or journalism, a background in English can offer you a good foundation for a future career. The English programme is offered at the Howard University.


Key facts:

  • Majoring in English at the Howard University, you gain strong critical reading, analytical thinking, focused research, and precise writing skills. Our curriculum is designed to be comprehensive, integrated, intensive, and interesting to all English majors. 
  • The core courses you'll take will enable you to fulfill requirements for state teaching accreditation, graduate work in the humanities, and admission to a wide variety of professional schools. You'll choose from an array of specialized writing courses, including intermediate and advanced exposition and argumentation, technical writing, legal writing, business and professional writing, and creative writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Literary
  • American Literary
  • Linguistic
  • English Elective
  • Cross-Cult. Genre or Period Course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


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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  • International

    28450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28450 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28450 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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