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Area Studies at Howard University

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Area Studies at Howard University

The Area Studies major is part of the area, ethnic, culture, & gender studies program at Howard University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how Howard ranks among other schools offering degrees in area studies.

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Area Studies Degrees Available at Howard

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Area Studies
  • Master’s Degree in Area Studies
  • Doctorate Degree in Area Studies

Howard Area Studies Rankings

The area studies major at Howard is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Area Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Area Studies Graduates 74
Most Focused Colleges for Area Studies 291
Most Popular Colleges for Area Studies 307

Popularity of Area Studies at Howard

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Howard University handed out 2 bachelor's degrees in area studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #307 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 1 students received their master’s degree in area studies from Howard. This makes it the #94 most popular school for area studies master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 11 students received their doctoral degrees in area studies in 2018, making the school the #5 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Area Studies Student Diversity at Howard

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the area studies majors at Howard University.

Howard Area Studies Bachelor’s Program

All of the 2 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in area studies from Howard in 2018 were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Area Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 100% of grads fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Howard University with a bachelor's in area studies.

Ethnic Diversity of Area Studies Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Howard Area Studies Master’s Program

All of the 1 students who graduated with a Master’s in area studies from Howard in 2018 were women.

Howard Gender Breakdown of Area Studies Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the master's degree graduates for this major are black or African Americans. About 100% of grads fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Howard University with a master's in area studies.

Ethnic Diversity of Area Studies Majors at Howard University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Area Studies

Area Studies students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
African Studies 14

Majors Similar to Area Studies

Related Major Annual Graduates
Ethnic Studies 7

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