Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception

country rank  1697
world rank  6892

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Established in 1905, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Washington (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), District of Columbia. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (PFIC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (PFIC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PFIC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym PFIC
Founded 1905
Motto Laudare, Benedicere, Praedicare
To praise, to bless, to preach

University Location

Address 487 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington
20017-1585 District of Columbia
United States
Tel +1 (202) 495 3820
Fax +1 (202) 495 3873

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 487 Michigan Ave NE
Washington 20017-1518
(202) 604 6787
(202) 604 6787

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
2000 Classification Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception's Library
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 66,649 physical volumes, 820 physical media and 6 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1976


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Congregation for Catholic Education

Academic Structure

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