From its campus in Washington, District of Columbia, University of the District of Columbia offers multiple programs as a public institution. Students can earn a degree or certificate that prepares them for the workforce. Degree-seekers benefit from academically rigorous programs at an affordable price. The school's programs appear in national rankings. Data on the school's average cost per credit is unavailable. Degree-seekers attending the accredited institution may qualify for federal financial aid programs, such as the Pell Grant. The institution offers both academic and technical programs. Depending on their major, students complete foundational courses, technical classes, and general education requirements. The school holds accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an independent accrediting body.