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2024 Best Colleges in the Washington, D.C. Area

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Georgetown University

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    1274 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Amazing campus, beautiful area surrounding campus with lots of connections to history! GU boasts a strong reputation for academic rigor and excellence across various disciplines, including law,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    Net Price: $23,049,

    SAT Range: 1410-1550,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    George Washington University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    2236 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I thoroughly enjoyed my overall experience at GWU! Although guidance pertaining to my studies/next steps following my education was sometimes difficult to seek (I graduated with a BA in Psychological....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $31,240,

    SAT Range: 1310-1490,

  3. #4 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    American University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    2558 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says This is a fantastic college with dedicated professors and students. Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in DC, it provides a nice atmosphere of the suburban lifestyle while having easy access....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $28,622,

    SAT Range: 1280-1440,

  4. #5 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    George Mason University

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    4 Year,

    FAIRFAX, VA,

    5030 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says George Mason is a very good college when it comes to academics. The professors are very good at teaching and are nice to their students. GMU is an amazing school for research. Additionally, the mix....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $18,841,

    SAT Range: 1140-1350,

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  6. #8 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Howard University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    4064 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Howard has always been my dream school and I am proud to say that it did not dissapoint. It is an esteemed HBCU with an engaged and supportive student body, alumni network, and staff. A unique aspect....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 35%,

    Net Price: $26,870,

    SAT Range: 1080-1290,

  7. University of Maryland - Global Campus

    4 Year,

    ADELPHI, MD,

    2210 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended UMGC before it changed from University of Maryland University College (UMUC). I need to attend part-time in order to complete my degree. This was primarily because the evening course work....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $16,228,

  8. University of the District of Columbia

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    637 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says • college academics are often more rigorous than high school. Students may face challenges in adapting to new learning environments, increased workload, and higher expectations. Time management and... Diverse Campus Life: • College campuses are usually diverse, with students from various backgrounds, cultures, and countries. This diversity can lead to rich experiences, exposure to different perspectives, and... Independence and Responsibility: • College provides a level of independence not experienced in high school. Students are responsible for managing their schedules, making academic and personal decisions, and navigating daily life... Extracurricular Activities: • Colleges offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, including clubs, sports, and organizations. Engaging in these activities can enhance the overall.

    Read 637 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $12,354,

  9. Bowie State University

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    4 Year,

    BOWIE, MD,

    1343 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I joined the Sensations Colorguard and Symphony of Soul my freshman year ands it was a wonderful decision as I came in with a community around me. While I did not have the opportunity to perform with....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $14,290,

    SAT Range: 840-1020,

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