University of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,810
Graduate Enrollment: 529
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Historically Black College/University
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 50.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 6.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 48.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 21.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 16.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 4.9%
Black: 58.8%
Hispanic: 18.3%
Asian: 1.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 5.8%
Unknown race: 6.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $22,626
In-State tuition: $6,152
Out-of-State tuition: $13,004

Estimated books and supplies: $1,280 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $17,205 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $31,505 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,867 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 43.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,872 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $264 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,434
$30k-48k $16,196
$48k-75k $19,268
$75k-110k $20,889
$110k+ $21,405

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 17%
6-year graduation rate: 25%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 91.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,872 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 38.7% (2015)
@3 year 47.3% (2017)
@5 year 57.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 20.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 23.9% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,319 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $51,126 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 28
Master's Degree Computer Science. 3
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 38 $36,562 $272 $42,462 ($3,539)
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 10
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9
Associate's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 10 $932 $57,968 ($4,831)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 6
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 14
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 18
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 67 $32,500 $327 $54,497 ($4,541)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 15
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 28 $32,160 $196 $49,809 ($4,151)
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 31
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 3
Associate's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 5
Associate's Degree Construction Management. 1
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 7
Master's Degree Architecture. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 22 $71,186 ($5,932)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 16 $29,000 $244
Associate's Degree Funeral Service and Mortuary Science. 4
Associate's Degree Education, General. 26 $11,200
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 2
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 21
Master's Degree Education, Other. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 26
Associate's Degree Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 15
Master's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 21 $43,500 $542 $45,586 ($3,799) $50,715 ($4,226)
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 25 $40,750 $399 $62,154 ($5,180)
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 7
Associate's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 14 $42,933 ($3,578)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 8
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 37 $25,795 $177 $36,137 ($3,011)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 10
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 4
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 21 $32,751 $227 $43,896 ($3,658)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 23
Master's Degree Public Administration. 10
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 13 $49,652 $466 $43,924 ($3,660)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,131
Full time faculty: 33%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 8.0

School's endowment start of year: $53,687,450 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $63,745,747 (2022)