University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, United States
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Overview of University of the District of Columbia

About this school

The University of the District of Columbia, founded in 1976, is a public university. Its 21-acre campus is located in Washington, DC.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,491
    • Men:1,676 Men (37.3%)
    • Women:2,815 Women (62.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of the District of Columbia is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
3

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
Required for some
Not reported
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
City, State, Zip
Washington, DC 20008-1175
Phone
(202) 274-6110
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
319 admitted students enrolled
Men
202 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


University of the District of Columbia accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007015
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
178 (74.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
164 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
162 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (1.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$9,198
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 135 (83.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,557
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 120 (74.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,275
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 51 (31.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3 (1.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,849

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,156 (64.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,084 (93.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,071 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
35 (3.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$8,618
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 839 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,499
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 844 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,061
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 231 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
10 (.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,086

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,964
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Education, Health Fields
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,325

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


260

Part-Time Faculty


316

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
1586
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of the District of Columbia provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


52.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


4.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


9.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


14.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • Forestry, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Law/legal studies, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Juris Doctor

Master's Programs of Study (21)


  • Architecture
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English Education
  • Homeland Security
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nutrition
  • Public Administration
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Water Resources

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


632,323

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


28 acres

Weather


Temperature
26.8 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mythical Firebird
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of the District of Columbia offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, caribbean student association, theater arts ensemble, national association for the advancement of colored people

Sororities


6% of women participate

Fraternities


4% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,902

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,491
Women
2,815
Men
1,676

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.6% Asian
  • 63.6% Black/African-American
  • 8.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 5.5% White
  • 17.3% Unknown

International Students


3.2%

Average Age


29

Number of Graduate Students


312

Student Resources

Study resources