University of the Potomac – Washington DC Campus

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School Overview

Founded in 1991, the University of the Potomac is a four-year higher education institution located in Washington D.C. that offers career-oriented certificates and associate’s, bachelor’s and graduate degree programs in an array of academic fields and professional disciplines including business, information technology, accounting, international business, digital forensics, and government contract management. In addition to its main campus in D.C. the school also has a campus in Vienna, Virginia. Potomac College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

General Information

4000 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, DC 20016

Main Phone:(202) 686-0876
Web Address:www.potomac.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit 4-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
BA/BS’s degree
Campus setting:City: Large
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:640 (640 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $16,020 $16,020 $16,020 $10,730 -33.02%
Books and Supplies $800 $960 $960 $1,200 +25.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $16,820 $16,980 $16,980 $11,930 -29.74%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2 40%
Grant or scholarship aid 2 40% $10,364 $5,182
• Federal grants 2 40% $10,364 $5,182
• Pell grants 2 40% $9,464 $4,732
• Other federal grants 1 20% $900 $900
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 2 40% $19,000 $9,500
• Federal student loans 2 40% $19,000 $9,500
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor Associate CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 42 35 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31 26 1
Accounting 2 6
Business Administration and Management, General 26 16
International Business/trade/commerce 1
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 3
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions and Contracts Management 3 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 9
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 9
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 11
Health/health Care Administration/management 11
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(202) 274-2300
Website:www.potomac.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:www.potomac.edu/admissions/apply-online
Address:1401 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:140
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:58 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,884
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,884
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$2,764

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services10472
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total12583

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services10472
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Grand total12583

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,884
Out-of-state$13,884
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$18,204
Out-of-state$18,204

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1563%
Grant or scholarship aid1563%$2,764
Student loan aid1563%$4,481

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3121%$5,000
Federal student loans5940%$4,297

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus. 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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment140
Undergraduate enrollment120
Graduate enrollment20

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 Potomac-Washington DC Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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