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Admission Comparison Between District Of Columbia Colleges

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

Next table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between Colleges in District Of Columbia. The average acceptance rate of Colleges in District Of Columbia is 35.86% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 26.44%.
Georgetown University has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 14.36% and National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 75.00% among Colleges in District Of Columbia. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020.
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Admission Stats Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
Name ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
American University
18,545 (6,594/11,951) 6,691 (2,249/4,442) 1,754 (604/1,150) 36% (34%/37%) 26% (27%/10%)
Catholic University of America
5,668 (2,370/3,298) 4,838 (1,927/2,911) 818 (354/464) 85% (81%/88%) 17% (18%/14%)
University of the District of Columbia
No admission statistics available for the school.
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies
No admission statistics available for the school.
Gallaudet University
477 (209/268) 292 (126/166) 183 (83/100) 61% (60%/62%) 63% (66%/37%)
George Washington University
26,978 (10,045/16,933) 11,019 (4,148/6,871) 2,619 (990/1,629) 41% (41%/41%) 24% (24%/10%)
Georgetown University
22,764 (9,075/13,689) 3,269 (1,405/1,864) 1,584 (699/885) 14% (15%/14%) 48% (50%/6%)
Howard University
21,006 (6,072/14,934) 7,578 (2,062/5,516) 1,925 (499/1,426) 36% (34%/37%) 25% (24%/10%)
Strayer University-District of ColumbiaNo admission statistics available for the school.
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
4 (2/2) 4 (2/2) 3 (1/2) 100% (100%/100%) 75% (50%/100%)
Trinity Washington University
875 (11/864) 846 (11/835) 246 (1/245) 97% (100%/97%) 29% (9%/28%)
Wesley Theological Seminary
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School of LawNo admission statistics available for the school.
University of the Potomac-Washington DC CampusNo admission statistics available for the school.
Career Technical InstituteNo admission statistics available for the school.
Bennett Career Institute
No admission statistics available for the school.
Technical Learning Centers Inc
No admission statistics available for the school.
University of Phoenix-Washington DCNo admission statistics available for the school.
Institute of World PoliticsNo admission statistics available for the school.
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and FamilyNo admission statistics available for the school.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DCNo admission statistics available for the school.
Strayer University-Global RegionNo admission statistics available for the school.
Relay Graduate School of Education - Washington, D.CNo admission statistics available for the school.
Bay Atlantic UniversityNo admission statistics available for the school.
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National SecurityNo admission statistics available for the school.
The Salon Professional Academy-Washington DCNo admission statistics available for the school.
Average12,040 (4,297/4,297)4,317 (1,491/2,826)1,142 (404/738)35.86% (34.7%/65.8%)26.44% (27.1%/26.1%)
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SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,157 and 75th percentile is 1,347 for Colleges in District Of Columbia. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 629 and the average SAT Math score is 624.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in District Of Columbia. Next table compares SAT Scores between Colleges in District Of Columbia for academic year 2019-2020.
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SAT Score Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
American University
53%
(937)
620700590690
Catholic University of America
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
University of the District of Columbia
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Gallaudet University
21%
(39)
400535385510
George Washington University
52%
(1,350)
630720650750
Georgetown University
76%
(1,199)
690760690790
Howard University
78%
(1,509)
580650550630
Strayer University-District of ColumbiaNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Trinity Washington University
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Wesley Theological Seminary
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School of LawNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of the Potomac-Washington DC CampusNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Career Technical InstituteNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bennett Career Institute
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Technical Learning Centers Inc
No applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Phoenix-Washington DCNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute of World PoliticsNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and FamilyNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DCNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Strayer University-Global RegionNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Relay Graduate School of Education - Washington, D.CNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bay Atlantic UniversityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National SecurityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Salon Professional Academy-Washington DCNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average56.00% 584.00673.00 573.00674.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 73 and 75th percentile is 87 for Colleges in District Of Columbia. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 27, the average ACT English score is 28, and the average ACT Math score is 25.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among Colleges in District Of Columbia. Next table compares ACT Scores between Colleges in District Of Columbia for academic year 2019-2020.
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ACT Score Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
NameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
American University
31%
(546)
2731 27342428
Catholic University of America
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
University of the District of Columbia
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Gallaudet University
84%
(154)
1419 12181518
George Washington University
31%
(801)
3033 31352731
Georgetown University
47%
(735)
3135 33362934
Howard University
37%
(720)
2227 22282026
Strayer University-District of ColumbiaNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended for applying to the school.
Trinity Washington University
Test Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
Wesley Theological Seminary
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School of LawNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of the Potomac-Washington DC CampusNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Career Technical InstituteNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bennett Career Institute
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Technical Learning Centers Inc
No applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
University of Phoenix-Washington DCNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Institute of World PoliticsNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and FamilyNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DCNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Strayer University-Global RegionNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Relay Graduate School of Education - Washington, D.CNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Bay Atlantic UniversityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National SecurityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
The Salon Professional Academy-Washington DCNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average46.00% 24.8029.00 25.0030.20 23.0027.40

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

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Application Requirements

Next table list and compare the requirements when applying Colleges in District Of Columbia based on academic year 2019-2020 data.
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Application Requirements Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
American University
Catholic University of America
University of the District of Columbia
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Gallaudet University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Howard University
Strayer University-District of ColumbiaInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
Trinity Washington University
Wesley Theological Seminary
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School of LawInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of the Potomac-Washington DC CampusInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Career Technical InstituteInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Bennett Career Institute
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Technical Learning Centers Inc
Information about requirements for applying to school is not available.
University of Phoenix-Washington DCInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Institute of World PoliticsInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and FamilyInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DCInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Strayer University-Global RegionInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Relay Graduate School of Education - Washington, D.CInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Bay Atlantic UniversityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National SecurityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
The Salon Professional Academy-Washington DCInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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