University of the District of Columbia

country rank  728
world rank  2057

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University Overview

Founded in 1977, University of the District of Columbia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Washington (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), District of Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the District of Columbia (UDC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UDC
Founded 1977 Origins date back to 1851
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
20008 District of Columbia
United States
T +1 (202) 274 5100
F +1 (202) 274 5304

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington 20008
+1 (202) 274 5710

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018