In 2016-2017, 5 percentage of Howard University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Howard University has 6,354 undergraduate students, of which 69 percent are women and 31 percent are men, and a total student body of 9,392 students. Of these students, 249 men and 218 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.
This total does not include students playing intramural sports.
According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.
The sports at Howard University with the most participants are football (89), track and field, outdoor (65) and track and field, indoor (63).