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University of the District of Columbia
  • 4 Year
  • WASHINGTON, DC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

editorial

UDC is a public university located in Washington, D.C. As a historically black college, UDC has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,779 undergraduate students. The UDC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Legal Studies, and Political Science and Government. Graduating 13% of students, UDC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,100.

About

4200 CONNECTICUT AVE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20008
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
East Coast Conference

University of the District of Columbia Rankings

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UDC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
May 15
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$15,886 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,625 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 36 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 35 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,779 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,049
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Determined
    45%
  • Independent
    40%
  • Old
    10%
  • Outgoing
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
13%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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