List of 15 best universities in District of Columbia

We ranked 15 best universities in District of Columbia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 5.67M citations received by 162K publications made by 15 universities in District of Columbia, measured the popularity of 3,029 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$40,308
#2 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,710
#3 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725
#4 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$37,319
#5 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$23,233
#7 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
915
Average ACT
16
Net Price
$18,410
#8 in District of Columbia
Acceptance Rate
66%
Receiving Aid
87%
Average Aid
$9,147
Enrollment
3,725
#9 in District of Columbia
#1174 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$21,585
Receiving Aid
60%
Average Aid
$6,699
#10 in District of Columbia
#1191 in North America
Acceptance Rate
96%
Net Price
$15,295
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$17,593
#11 in District of Columbia
#1690 in North America
Enrollment
530
Male:Female
45:55
#13 in District of Columbia
#2010 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
83
Male:Female
83:17
Founded
1905
#14 in District of Columbia
#2016 in North America
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
221
Male:Female
34:66
#15 in District of Columbia
#2077 in North America
Enrollment
120
Male:Female
57:43
Founded
1990

Closest to District of Columbia states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Maryland 34 12
Delaware 5 90
Virginia 63 40
Pennsylvania 155 10
New Jersey 47 15
West Virginia 26 107
North Carolina 65 17
Connecticut 28 9
New York 221 8
Ohio 90 19
Rhode Island 12 52
Massachusetts 88 1
South Carolina 37 86
Vermont 17 106
Kentucky 38 61
New Hampshire 16 68
Indiana 55 32
Tennessee 56 51
Georgia 63 48
Michigan 62 3
Maine 19 156
Illinois 100 16
Alabama 33 87
Wisconsin 47 13
Florida 109 27
Mississippi 18 135
Missouri 67 37
Iowa 39 49
Arkansas 24 126
Minnesota 48 14
Louisiana 27 78
Kansas 32 65
Oklahoma 31 95
Nebraska 23 69
South Dakota 15 239
North Dakota 14 186
Texas 119 21
Colorado 38 44
Puerto Rico 52 404
Virgin Islands 1 799
Wyoming 1 140
New Mexico 12 80
Montana 12 148
Utah 20 46
Idaho 10 159
Arizona 25 35
Nevada 10 131
Washington 57 7
Oregon 31 66
California 249 2
Alaska 6 178
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Marianas 1 1824
Guam 2 601