Howard University School of Law Ranked Among the Top 50 in the Nation.Howard University is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,974, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 258 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Howard University's ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 145. Its tuition and fees are $23,970 (2014-15).