University of the District of Columbia

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Washington, DC

$6,152

Avg in-state tuition

$13,004

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of the District of Columbia

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of the District of Columbia is a small public university located on an urban campus in Washington, District of Columbia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,725, and admissions are selective. The university offers 52 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 23%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,152, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,004.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

23% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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4k

Students enrolled

22%

Online student enrollment

8:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

61%

Hispanic

16%

White

6%

Unknown

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

56% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

56%

State Grant Aid

3%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

56%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,819
State Grant Aid $1,585
Institution Grant Aid $9,840
Pell Grant Aid $4,471

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$33k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.