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2022 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,

    1227 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am extremely satisfied with my decision to pick Georgetown. The professors are all experts in their fields, classes are a great size, and the people here (mostly) are wonderful. Despite the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,710,

    SAT Range: 1380-1550,

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

    George Washington University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    2127 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I only attended GW for my final year of grad school (and entirely online because of COVID), but I absolutely loved all of the professors, students, and content that I came into contact with through....

    Read 2127 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 43%,

    Net Price: $40,308,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

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

    University of Maryland - College Park

    4 Year,

    COLLEGE PARK, MD,

    5378 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UMD-College Park was a great investment! As a transfer student from community college, I thought that I would have a hard time adjusting, but all the professors and people that I met were friendly....In terms of academics, I was part of the limited enrollment graphic design program and it wasn't the best. There were times when the professors admitted that they really didn't know the material well....

    Read 5378 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $17,643,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

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

    American University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    2460 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The type of people who attend this school are super driven and hardworking. While it is intimidating, I think that it is such a good influence to be around depending on the type of experience you are....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 39%,

    Net Price: $37,319,

    SAT Range: 1220-1390,

  6. #5 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    The Catholic University of America

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    959 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I'm a freshman and I've liked every professor I've had there so far and the students are also great. You will find every type of person at CUA as well as opportunites that you can't get anywhere....

    Read 959 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $36,228,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

  7. #6 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    George Mason University

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    4 Year,

    FAIRFAX, VA,

    4762 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Although my experience with George Mason University is still relatively early on, I can attest that GMU has thorough communication from not only their website, but with the academic advisor. The....

    Read 4762 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $18,285,

    SAT Range: 1100-1300,

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  9. #8 Best Colleges in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Gallaudet University

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Before Gallaudet, I didn’t know any sign language. I learned the language, joined softball, found new friends, and a new way of life. Immersing myself into the deaf community, I found a piece of myself I had been looking for. A piece that I couldn’t find elsewhere, with other people, but I found it and no one can take from me. My issues with Gallaudet is that it is split between Deaf, deaf, Hard-of-hearing, and hearing. The Deaf were considered elite and looked down upon hard-of-hearing people including me solely because...I also had an issue with the education perspective. I was a psychology major and was a bit disappointed with the education I got. I felt the majority of examples of any psychology topic had an....

    Read 445 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $18,410,

    SAT Range: 780-1040,

  10. University of the District of Columbia

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience with being at the District of Columbia has been pretty decent. I was able to take as many classes as I wanted. What I like about the District of Columbia is that its hands-on and a lot....

    Read 619 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $16,125,

  11. Bowie State University

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    4 Year,

    BOWIE, MD,

    1263 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Bowie State University primarily provided camaraderie with other people and essential experience concerning media vocations. I am grateful for the Honors Society that accepted me without difficulty...BSU should allow for a method to monitor card balance on their Bulldog Connection website. The DIT personnel should investigate how to improve or strengthen the on-campus internet connection. BSU....

    Read 1263 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $14,322,

    SAT Range: 850-1020,

  12. Strayer University - Online

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    174 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Truthfully my experience with Strayer University has been amazing. From the moment I asked for information and started the process to now being an Honor's Student in my sophomore year. From my...When the people around you care it makes you want to succeed. I love being a student at Strayer University. I am still in awe at my progress. I would not change anything..

    Read 174 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $21,585,

  13. Chamberlain University - Tysons Corner

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    4 Year,

    VIENNA, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am on my second year of a 3 year accelerated BSN program and I have to say that although it is challenging it is also very gratifying. I received a grant which helped me pay for my education and...Best of luck!.

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $33,982,

  14. Capitol Technology University

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    4 Year,

    LAUREL, MD,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Pros:Capitol is a hidden gem. This school isn't trying to do too much, and quite frankly that's what makes it great. The community here is small but welcoming, and everyone has their own clique. It's not...This school prepares you for what the jobs REALLY want and all the classes here have been very lenient. There are rare cases of troublesome professors, and even if that is the case a simple email of...Dorms are really nice. Rarely did I have any issues with the rooms and even when there was, the facilities team would help resolve them in a timely fashion Close ties with govtCons:The labs here aren't the newest but they get the job doneThe tuition is pretty expensive but do offer a lot of aid Limited activities, the resident life staff needs improvementLimited food options, no meal plan/board offered, but there is a café.

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $24,638,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

  15. Strayer University - District of Columbia

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    475 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love Strayer University! They are easy to work with. The class size is great. Allows my schedule to happen and still do school. Flexible. Professors are amazing and so are their teams. Allows...I would highly recommend using this school for post-secondary education. Just can't say enough positive about it. I do wish tuition was lower since it's an online school I don't think should be....

    Read 475 reviews.

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $26,625,

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