Howard University Signs Agreement With Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey

howardHoward University, the historically Black educational institution in Washington, D.C., has signed an agreement with Raritan Valley Community College, headquartered n Branchburg, New Jersey. The college enrolls more than 8,000 students and 9 percent of the student body is Black.

rvccUnder the agreement students who successfully complete an associate’s degree at Raritan Valley Community College will be guaranteed admission to Howard University as long as they meet prerequisite course requirements and have maintained an acceptable grade point average.

Raritan Valley Community College graduates who had a 3.25 grade point average or higher will be eligible for a $10,000 Howard University Transfer Scholarship.

FrederickmWayne Frederick, president of Howard University, stated that “this agreement will put talented and promising students from Raritan Valley Community College on a trajectory to enter Howard University and receive the support they need to succeed. This collaborative venture further allows Raritan Valley Community College and Howard University to work as a team, combine our resources, and open yet another door for students to pursue additional higher education opportunities.”

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