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Best Colleges in District Of Columbia

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Institutional Characteristics

Next 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.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In District Of Columbia
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Georgetown University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 George Washington University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 American University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Gallaudet University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Howard University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Catholic University of America
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Trinity Washington University
Washington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master
8 Strayer University-District of ColumbiaWashington, DCPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
9 University of the District of Columbia
Washington, DCPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in District Of Columbia is $31,127 for State residents and $33,969 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 52.86% and graduation rate is 61.63%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In District Of Columbia
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Georgetown University
$56,058 14% 94% 11:119,204
2 George Washington University
$56,935 41% 82% 13:128,172
3 American University
$49,889 36% 80% 12:114,311
4 Gallaudet University
$17,038 61% 47% 6:11,557
5 Howard University
$27,206 36% 62% 10:19,139
6 Catholic University of America
$47,746 85% 76% 7:15,956
7 Trinity Washington University
$24,630 97% 28% 12:11,782
8 Strayer University-District of Columbia $13,515 - - 29:1928
9 University of the District of Columbia
$6,020 / $12,704 - 24% 9:14,244
Average$31,127 / $33,96952.86%61.63%12.11:19,477
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