Howard University, founded in 1867, is a coeducational private doctoral/research-extensive university located in the northwestern section of Washington, DC. Since its founding, Howard University has grown from a single-frame building to property and facilities including 258 acres with 115 buildings and equipment valued at more than $1.2 billion. In addition to the main campus on Georgia Avenue, the University has a 22-acre West Campus on which the School of Law is located, a 22-acre School of Divinity campus and support service facility in northeast Washington, a Continuing Education facility in Silver Spring, Maryland, and a 108-acre research facility in Beltsville, Maryland.The University offers baccalaureate, master's, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Social Work, and Juris Doctor degrees. It also offers undergraduate, post-master’s, and post-first-professional certificates. Annual enrollment at Howard is approximately 11,000. About 9 percent of the students are from Washington, DC; 75 percent are from other states; 11 percent are international students representing ninety-one countries and U.S. possessions; and 5 percent are international students who are permanent U.S. residents.