University of the Potomac

country rank  1503
world rank  4901

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University Overview

Established in 1991, University of the Potomac is a for-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. This institution also has a branch campus in Herndon. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of the Potomac (UOTP) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US 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), 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. UOTP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UOTP
Founded 1991
Motto Knowledge for the global community

University Location

Address 1401 H Street NW
Washington
20005 District of Columbia
United States
Tel +1 (202) 274 2300
Fax +1 (202) 686 0818
Other locations Herndon

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 Not reported
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 4000 Chesapeake Street NW
Washington DC 20016
(202) 686 0876

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Size and Profile

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

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Potomac's Library
University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 5,000 physical volumes, 1 physical media and 3 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021