5 percent of Howard University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

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).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
Football
89
0
89
Track and Field, Outdoor
31
34
65
Track and Field, Indoor
30
33
63
Soccer
36
26
62
Track and Field, X-Country
18
17
35
Swimming and Diving
18
16
34
Basketball
18
15
33
Lacrosse
0
27
27
Softball
0
20
20
Tennis
9
7
16
Volleyball
0
15
15
Bowling
0
8
8

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