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Release Date: Friday, May 24, 2013 4:00 PM
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Howard University Included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013

WASHINGTON (August 20, 2012) -- Howard University is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013. Noted as one of the best selling collegiate guides, Fiske is a reliable resource that millions of parents, counselors, and college-bound students have turned to for more than 25 years.

Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the top independent voice in college admissions, Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 (ISBN: 9781402209635; JULY 2012; $23.99 U.S.; College Guide/Reference; Trade Paper) is a selective, subjective, and systematic look at 300+ colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain.

Readers will discover the real personality of Howard University based on a broad range of subjects, including student body, academics, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food, and extracurricular activities.

The Fiske Guide to Colleges is also available as an iPad app on iTunes and a Web app on Fiske Interactive($19.99) allows you to go beyond the book and streamline your college search with the following resources and tools:

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Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at

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