University of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC 20008
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University of the District of Columbia is one of the two public 4-year colleges in District of Columbia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Washington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,247 students attend the school. Every year 16% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of the District of Columbia's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,896, and fees were $860. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,232 and $860 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students4,247
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 4
Bachelor's degree 4 17

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1971 - 08/13/2015
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1980 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$204/credit
In State Students$204/credit
Out of State Students$459/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$475/credit
In State Students$475/credit
Out of State Students$913/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,180 $9,180 $20,655
ADN 70 $14,280 $14,280 $32,130
BSN 125 $25,500 $25,500 $57,375
FNP 50 $23,750 $23,750 $45,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of University of the District of Columbia's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $4,960
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,348
State Grant & Scholarships 4% $1,996
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 27% $11,024
Federal Student Loans 40% $5,294
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,989
$30,001 to $48,000$18,125
$48,001 to $75,000$18,219
$75,001 to $110,000$23,938
Over $110,000$15,764

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and District of Columbia state board of nursing.
University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

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