University of the District of Columbia Rankings

University of the District of Columbia logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
In the World#2370 of 14178
In North America#731 of 2629
In the United States#668 of 2528
In District of Columbia#8 of 15
In Washington#7 of 14

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
3,828
Graduates
371
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
udc.edu

University of the District of Columbia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

497 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

University of the District of Columbia has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American2493 (59%)
Hispanic581 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown339 (8%)
Nonresident Alien329 (8%)
White253 (6%)
Two or more races106 (3%)
Asian81 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,625
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,160$9,000
Tuition in-state$5,160$9,000
Tuition out-of-state$11,844$17,316
Fee in-district$860$860
Fee in-state$860$860
Fee out-of-state$860$860

University of the District of Columbia Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General6615
Political Science and Government, General38
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies37
Business & Office Automation & Technology & Data Entry30
Accounting28
Civil Engineering, General28
Education, General26
Mechanical Engineering26
Legal Studies, General25
Securities Services Administration & Management23
Information Technology21
Psychology, General21
Human Development and Family Studies, General21
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth21
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse182
Computer Science163
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Other152
Legal Professions and Studies, Other14
Computer Software Technology & Technician14
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor14
Social Work13
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping11
Graphic Design10
Biology & Biological Sciences, General10
Urban Studies & Affairs10
Architecture73
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist10
Public Administration10
Education, Other10
Art & Art Studies, General9
English Language and Literature, General8
Legal Assistant & Paralegal7
Respiratory Therapy Technician & Assistant7
Health Services Administration6
Adult and Continuing Education Administration6
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services6
Fashion Merchandising5
Nutrition Sciences41
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management5
Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology & Technician4
Mortuary Science and Embalming & Embalmer4
Oncology and Cancer Biology4
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other3
Mathematics, General3
Architectural Engineering Technology & Technician2
Music, General11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Mass Communication & Media Studies2
Construction Management1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1
Purchasing, Procurement & Acquisitions and Contracts Management1
Chemistry, General1
Finance, General1
Grand Total195386133
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate13%10%16%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,265
Citations
35,748

Publication count by topic

Computer science
303
Chemistry
138
Political science
102
Psychology
99
Medicine
89
Mathematics
84
Materials science
75
Sociology
53
Biology
53
Engineering
52
Business
35
Environmental science
23
Physics
22
Economics
20
Geography
19
Geology
13
History
11
Art
9
Philosophy
7

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science12717,092
Psychology13196,554
Mathematics14484,098
Geology1780478
Political science1845214
Geography1915439
Sociology2358189
Medicine24461,920
Chemistry25012,900
Art26344
History26755
Materials science27641,127
Environmental science2779320
Biology29001,792
Physics2923250
Business3276126
Engineering3304204
Economics346366

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901461
19911260
199214113
199315132
199422147
199516177
199611198
199712207
199813220
199916245
200013289
20010338
200212528
200311517
200410587
200520681
200633805
200725888
2008461064
2009421197
2010531288
2011671520
2012731530
2013881787
2014752008
2015612129
2016501890
2017691903
2018781675
2019761687
2020601661

General info

Alternative namesUDC
Founded1977
WikipediaUniversity of the District of Columbia
Colorsred, gold
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - May; June-August; August-December)
Total FTE staff831
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20008
United States
City population706,000
Phone2022745000
Fax+1 (202) 274 5304

University of the District of Columbia in Social Media