University of the District of Columbia

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School Overview

The University of District of Columbia (also known as “UDC”) is a historically black, publicly funded and sponsored, four-year university located in Washington D.C. UDC is unique among higher education institutions as it is the only public university in U.S. Capital of Washington D.C. and it is a land-grant university. UDC is also a member of the Thurgood Marshal College Fund (TMCF), which is dedicated to raising money to support higher education for black students.

General Information

Admission Office

4200 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20008

(202) 274-6110

Fax: (202) 274-5552



Contact: LaVerne Hill-Flannigan

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

4200 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20008

(202) 274-5000

www.udc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,121

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,015

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,121

Graduate enrollment: 218

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $75

Out-of-state application fee: $100

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B
City/Community/Regional Planning A,B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B
City/Community/Regional Planning A,B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications A
Fashion Merchandising A
Finance/Banking B
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Management Science A
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A,B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B,C

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

Engineering

Architectural Engineering A
Civil Engineering A,B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A,B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B
Respiratory Therapy A
Speech-Language Pathology B

History

History – General A,B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A,B

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A,B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Fire Services Administration A,B
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies A,B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of the District of Columbia Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (202) 274-5000
Website: www.udc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.udc.edu/apply/
Address: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,244
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 33%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,818 (90% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,888
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,416
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,244

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of the District of Columbia Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of the District of Columbia.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 671
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Education 1133
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 311
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 242
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 24
Grand total 1214316

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of the District of Columbia and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $5,888
Out-of-state $12,416
Books and supplies $1,280

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,644
Out-of-state $17,762

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 253 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 222 75% $8,244
Student loan aid 81 27% $4,893

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,182 57% $6,474
Federal student loans 1,453 38% $7,260

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the District of Columbia. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of the District of Columbia students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of the District of Columbia Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,244
Undergraduate enrollment 3,867
Graduate enrollment 377

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of the District of Columbia Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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