University of the District of Columbia

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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

[email protected]

Contact: LaVerne Hill-Flannigan

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

4200 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20008

(202) 274-5000

Total undergrads: 5,121

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,015

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,121

Graduate enrollment: 218


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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


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


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 – General A,B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A


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 – 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.

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