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Most Favored District of Columbia Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in District of Columbia. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Gallaudet University, has the highest yield rate as of 62.67% for academic year 2019-2020 in District of Columbia. Georgetown University is positioned second with 48.46% yield and Trinity Washington University follows them with 29%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in District of Columbia.
Most Favored District of Columbia Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Gallaudet University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
62.67% 477 292 183 61.22%
2Georgetown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
48.46% 22,764 3,269 1,584 14.36%
3Trinity Washington University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
29.08% 875 846 246 96.69%
4American University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
26.21% 18,545 6,691 1,754 36.08%
5Howard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
25.40% 21,006 7,578 1,925 36.08%
6George Washington University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
23.77% 26,978 11,019 2,619 40.84%
7The Catholic University of America
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
16.91% 5,668 4,838 818 85.36%