University of the District of Columbia Graduate Schools

University of the District of Columbia (referred to as the District of Columbia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. University of the District of Columbia is a historically black school. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students. The school has 340 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,725 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of the District of Columbia (referred to as the District of Columbia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. University of the District of Columbia is a historically black school. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1971 - Current).
the District of Columbia Directory Information
School NameUniversity of the District of Columbia (the District of Columbia)
Address4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Phone202-274-5000
Webhttps://www.udc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.udc.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.udc.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students. The school has 340 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,725 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 95 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,608
$10,094 for District of Columbia Residents
Student Population340
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs95 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio8 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $513 for District of Columbia residents and $986 for out-of-state students.
University of the District of Columbia offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of the District of Columbia offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,550$860$16,434$860
2018-2019$8,784$860$16,902$860
2019-2020$9,000$860$17,316$860
2020-2021$9,234$860$17,748$860
2021-2022$9,234$860$17,748$860
The graduate school tuition & fees of the District of Columbia is average compared to public graduate schools in District of Columbia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the District of Columbia graduate tuition is $18,608 (public) / $29,496 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of the District of Columbia$10,094$18,608
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
District of Columbia Graduate Schools$23,494$25,330
Public$10,094$18,608
Private$29,496
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $22,594. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$16,425$4,727
2018-2019$17,183$4,595
2019-2020$16,781$5,004
2020-2021$17,205$5,389
2021-2022$17,205$5,389
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $513 for District of Columbia residents and $986 for other students at University of the District of Columbia. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$475$913
2018-2019$488$959
2019-2020$500$962
2020-2021$513$986
2021-2022$513$986
The law school tuition at University of the District of Columbia is $13,438 for District of Columbia residents and $25,872 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of the District of Columbia.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$12,438$1,000$24,872$1,000

Graduate Programs at the District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia offers 26 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 178 students have completed their study at University of the District of Columbia.
Offered Degrees at University of the District of Columbia
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree220130
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship200
Doctor's degree - other1048
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total260178
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of the District of Columbia by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Adult and Continuing Education Administration program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 30 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 48 completers.
University of the District of Columbia offers 26 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 178 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 130 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 48 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 3 completers-
Agricultural Economics3-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management2-
Architecture [+] 7 completers-
Architecture7-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer Science7-
Education [+] 31 completers-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)10-
Education (other)11-
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Civil Engineering (other)3-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Engineering Technology [+] 2 completers-
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians (other)2-
English Language and Literature [+] 1 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Oncology and Cancer Biology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Applied Mathematics (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Nutrition Sciences1-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Clinical Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 13 completers-
Securities Services Administration/Management13-
Human Services [+] 16 completers-
Public Administration16-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Urban Studies/Affairs1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist13-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor12-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)12-
Total130
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Computer Engineering0-
Total0
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 48 completers-
Law48-
Total48
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at the District of Columbia

For academic year 2021-2022, total 340 students enrolled into University of the District of Columbia graduate schools where it has total 3,725 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 229 full-time and 111 part-time graduate students. By gender, 145 male and 195 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total340145195
Full-time22991138
Part-tme1115457
University of the District of Columbia is a historically black school and 191 (56.18% of total students) students are Black/African American at University of the District of Columbia. There are 56 White (16.47%), 24 Hispanic (7.06%), 14 Asian (4.12%), and 55 students with other races. 26 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total340145195
American Indian/Native American101
Asian1468
Black/African American19173118
Hispanic241113
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White562531
Two More1239
Un-Known16106
Non-resident Alien26179
University of the District of Columbia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 107 graduate students (31.47% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total340
Enrolled Online Exclusively0
Enrolled Some Online Courses107
Not in Online Courses233
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of the District of Columbia. 48 students are aged 20 to 24 (14.12% of total students), 46 students are aged above 50 (13.53%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of the District of Columbia.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total340145195
Age 20-21514
Age 22-24431330
Age 25-29672938
Age 30-34723438
Age 35-39462521
Age 40-49612536
Age 50-64431726
Over 64312

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