District Of Columbia Best Colleges Comparison

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Colleges In District Of Columbia Statistics

There are 26 colleges in District Of Columbia - 2 public and 24 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $24,456 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $24,873. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,248 and the average acceptance rate is 60% for District Of Columbia Best Colleges Comparison.
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2019-2020 Colleges In District Of Columbia Statistics
Top 9 colleges in District Of ColumbiaAll colleges in District Of Columbia
Number of Schools9 schools
(1 public, 8 private)
26 schools
(2 public, 24 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$6,152 (in-state)
$34,651 (out-of-state)
$6,152 (in-state)
$24,456 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,094 (in-state)
$30,281 (out-of-state)
$10,094 (in-state)
$24,873 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$21,483$13,608
Test Scores1,248 SAT, 27 ACT 1,248 SAT, 27 ACT
Acceptance Rate54.14% 59.88%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.14% 38.38%
Population84,38198,043
Undergraduate44,46352,782
Graduate39,91845,261
Graduation Rate59.33%58.44%
Transfer-out Rate22.00%19.40%
Students to Faculty Ratio12.33 to 114.88 to 1

Top Colleges In District Of Columbia Comparison

Next table lists the top 9 colleges in District Of Columbia for academic year 2019-2020. Georgetown University ranked top in the District Of Columbia Best Colleges Comparison and George Washington University and American University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $34,651 for undergraduate programs $30,281 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in District Of Columbia is 1,248 and the acceptance rate is 54.14%. The average students to faculty ratio is 12.33 to 1 for top colleges in District Of Columbia. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in District Of Columbia Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Georgetown University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$57,928 $44,328 19,37117% 1,465 SAT
33 ACT
11 to 1
2 George Washington University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$56,049 $30,529 27,01743% 1,360 SAT
32 ACT
13 to 1
3 American University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$51,361 $31,174 14,00139% 1,305 SAT
30 ACT
11 to 1
4 Gallaudet University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$17,038 $11,560 1,45163% 915 SAT
16 ACT
6 to 1
5 Howard University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$28,440 $20,237 10,85939% 1,195 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
6 The Catholic University of America
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$49,416 $27,451 5,36682% - 11 to 1
7 Trinity Washington University
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$25,110 $16,915 1,84696% - 11 to 1
8 Strayer University-District of Columbia
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Private, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$13,515 $4,833 745- - 28 to 1
9 University of the District of Columbia
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Public, 4 yearsWashington, DC
$13,004
($6,152)
$6,316 3,725- - 8 to 1
Average$34,651
($6,152)
$21,483 84,38154.14% 1,248 SAT 12.33 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020