University of the District of Columbia Graduate School

University of the District of Columbia (referred to as the District of Columbia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. the District of Columbia is a historically black school.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students. The school has 520 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,577 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. the District of Columbia is a historically black school.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students. The school has 520 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,577 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 92 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,608
$10,094 for District of Columbia Residents
Student Population520
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs92 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at the District of Columbia is $10,094 for District of Columbia residents and $18,608 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $513 for District of Columbia residents and $986 for out-of-state students.
the District of Columbia offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
District of Columbia Residents$10,094
Out-of-State$18,608
Tuition per Credit Hour
District of Columbia Residents$513
Out-of-State$986
the District of Columbia offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, 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
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, 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: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$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 $19,499 and the District of Columbia graduate tuition is $18,608 (public) / $30,251 (private).
The following 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$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
District of Columbia Graduate Schools$23,494$25,875
Public$10,094$18,608
Private$30,251
For academic year 2022-2023, the off-campus living costs are $20,818. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -7.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$17,183$4,595
2019-2020$16,781$5,004
2020-2021$17,205$5,389
2021-2022$17,205$5,389
2022-2023$15,137$5,681
For academic year 2022-2023, 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.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$488$959
2019-2020$500$962
2020-2021$513$986
2021-2022$513$986
2022-2023$513$986
The law school tuition at University of the District of Columbia is $13,438 for District of Columbia residents and $25,874 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school at the District of Columbia.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$12,438$1,000$24,874$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, 142 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 Degree22078
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship200
Doctor's degree - other1063
Post Bachelor's Degree101
Total260142
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 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 63 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 142 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 78 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 63 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Agricultural Economics2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management4-
Architecture [+] 5 completers-
Architecture5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer Science5-
Education [+] 12 completers-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
Education (other)4-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Civil Engineering (other)2-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians (other)1-
English Language and Literature [+] --
Rhetoric and Composition--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Oncology and Cancer Biology2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] --
Applied Mathematics (other)--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Nutrition Sciences--
Psychology [+] --
Clinical Psychology--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
Securities Services Administration/Management4-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Public Administration2-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Urban Studies/Affairs2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist14-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor11-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)9-
Total78
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Urban Education and Leadership--
Engineering [+] --
Computer Engineering--
Total-
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 63 completers-
Law63-
Total63
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at the District of Columbia

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 520 students enrolled into University of the District of Columbia graduate schools where it has total 3,577 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 322 full-time and 198 part-time graduate students. By gender, 204 male and 316 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
Total520204316
Full-time322118204
Part-tme19886112
University of the District of Columbia is a historically black school and 258 (49.62% of total students) students are Black/African American at University of the District of Columbia. There are 100 White (19.23%), 71 Hispanic (13.65%), 21 Asian (4.04%), and 70 students with other races. 36 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total520204316
American Indian/Native American101
Asian21912
Black/African American25888170
Hispanic712942
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1004852
Two More1349
Un-Known20812
Non-resident Alien361818
University of the District of Columbia offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 68 graduate students (13.08% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total520
Enrolled Online Exclusively0
Enrolled Some Online Courses68
Not in Online Courses452
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of the District of Columbia. 105 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.19% of total students), 56 students are aged above 50 (10.77%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of the District of Columbia.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total520204316
Age 20-21422
Age 22-241013071
Age 25-291203486
Age 30-34964551
Age 35-39632637
Age 40-49804040
Age 50-64492227
Over 64752

Similar Schools to the District of Columbia

Compare similar schools to University of the District of Columbia with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.
American University (American) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $39,126 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,968 and it offers total 201 graduate programs(15 online programs).
The Catholic University of America (The Catholic University of America) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $53,180 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,957 and it offers total 237 graduate programs(1 online programs).
Gallaudet University (Gallaudet) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $19,380 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 408 and it offers total 66 graduate programs(1 online programs).
George Washington University (GWU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $33,984 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,457 and it offers total 407 graduate programs(74 online programs).
Howard University (HU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. Howard University is a historically black school.The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $36,022 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,077 and it offers total 136 graduate programs(4 online programs).
Strayer University-District of Columbia (Strayer University-District of Columbia) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,135 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 47 and it offers total 34 graduate programs(34 online programs).
Trinity Washington University (Trinity Washington) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,120 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 334 and it offers total 57 graduate programs.

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