University of the Potomac

country rank  1693
world rank  7091

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University Overview

Established in 1991, University of the Potomac is a for-profit private 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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Herndon. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of the Potomac (UOTP) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Potomac (UOTP) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. 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.

University Identity

Acronym UOTP
Founded 1991
Motto Knowledge for the global community

University Location

Address 1401 H Street NW
Washington (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
20005 District of Columbia
United States
T +1 (202) 274 2300
F +1 (202) 686 0818
Other locations Herndon

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 4000 Chesapeake Street NW
Washington DC 20016
+1 (202) 686 0876

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Not reported
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019