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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in District Of Columbia. By school type, there are 1 public and 8 private schools in best schools in District Of Columbia. By school level, all 9 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In District Of Columbia
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Georgetown UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 George Washington UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 American UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Gallaudet UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Howard UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Trinity Washington UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
8 Strayer University-District of ColumbiaWashington, DCPrivate (for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
9 University of the District of ColumbiaWashington, DCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in District Of Columbia is $31,142 for State residents and $35,953 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 58.00% and graduation rate is 65.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In District Of Columbia
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Georgetown University $59,957 11.98% 95% 11:119,371
2 George Washington University $59,870 49.71% 84% 13:127,017
3 American University $53,334 64.09% 79% 11:114,001
4 Gallaudet University $17,712 61.69% 58% 6:11,451
5 Howard University $28,916 35.25% 64% 12:110,859
6 The Catholic University of America $52,156 86.01% 74% 11:15,366
7 Trinity Washington University $25,110 97.29% 41% 11:11,846
8 Strayer University-District of Columbia $13,515 - - 28:1745
9 University of the District of Columbia $6,152 / $13,004 - 25% 8:13,725
Average$31,142 / $35,95358.00%65.00%12.33:19,376
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in District of Columbiaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.