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Average Tuition & Fees $23,610
($25,357)
Average Acceptance Rates 54.63 %
Total Student Population 96,515
Average Graduation Rates 54.36 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.63 to 1

District Of Columbia Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 23 colleges and universities in District Of Columbia State - 2 public and 21 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

District Of Columbia Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public2
Private (not-for-profit)13
Private (for-profit)8
4 Year or High18
2-4 Year2
Less than 2 year3

Average Academic Statistics for District Of Columbia Colleges

The average acceptance rate for District Of Columbia colleges is 54.63% and the average graduation rate is 54.36% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 96,515 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended District Of Columbia colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.63:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in District Of Columbia.

[Chart] District Of Columbia Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for District Of Columbia colleges is 14.833333333333 %
Average Retention Rate for District Of Columbia colleges is 68.4 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For District Of Columbia Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for District Of Columbia colleges are $25,357 for District Of Columbia residents and $23,610 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $23,468 for in-state students and $24,334 for out-of-state students.

District Of Columbia 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$25,357$23,610
Graduate$23,468$24,334
[Chart] District Of Columbia State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at District Of Columbia Colleges

District Of Columbia colleges and universities are offering 1,557 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at District Of Columbia State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate3423
One but less than two years certificate316
Associate's Degree5519
Two but less than four years certificate51
Bachelor's Degree48935
Post Bachelor's Degree14130
Master's Degree53289
Post Master's Degree566
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1825
Doctor's degree - professional practice319
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at District Of Columbia State

In District Of Columbia, 13 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 14 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 6 colleges have the ROTC programs and 8 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of District Of Columbia schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at District Of Columbia State
Online Completely0 out of 23 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes13 out of 23 Schools
Graduate Online Classes14 out of 23 Schools
ROTC6 out of 23 Schools
Weekend/Evening College11 out of 23 Schools
Teacher certificate7 out of 23 Schools
Study Abroad8 out of 23 Schools