District of Columbia Colleges 2017 Key Statistics

District of Columbia Colleges 2017 Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $23,315 ($5,612)
Average Acceptance Rates 60.25 %
Total Student Population 95,086
Average Graduation Rates 54.47 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.33 to 1

District of Columbia Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 24 colleges universities in District of Columbia State - 2 public and 22 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

District of Columbia Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Public2
Private (not-for-profit)14
Private (for-profit)8
4 Year or High18
2-4 Year3
Less than 2 year3

Average Academic Statistics for District of Columbia State Colleges

[chart] District of Columbia Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for District of Columbia colleges is 60.25 %.
Average Graduation Rate for District of Columbia colleges is 54.466666666667 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for District of Columbia colleges is 17 %
Average Retention Rate for District of Columbia colleges is 67.529411764706 %
Total Student Population for District of Columbia colleges is 95,086
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for District of Columbia colleges is 13.333333333333 %

District of Columbia Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at District of Columbia
Remedial services12 out of 24 Schools
Academic/career counseling service20 out of 24 Schools
Employment services for students15 out of 24 Schools
Placement services for completers16 out of 24 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children3 out of 24 Schools
Library facilities at institution22 out of 24 Schools

Offered Degrees At District of Columbia Colleges

District of Columbia colleges and universities are offering 1,495 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at District of Columbia State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate3923
One but less than two years certificate256
Associate's Degree5923
Two but less than four years certificate40
Bachelor's Degree48742
Post Bachelor's Degree13019
Master's Degree50872
Post Master's Degree465
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1713
Doctor's degree - professional practice253
Doctor's degree - other10

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For District of Columbia Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for District of Columbia colleges is $5,612 for District of Columbia residents and $23,315 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $9,158 for in-state students and $25,699 for out-of-state students.

District of Columbia 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$5,612$23,315
Graduate$9,158$25,699
[chart] District of Columbia State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at District of Columbia State

Next table shows the number of District of Columbia schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at District of Columbia State
Online Completely0 out of 24 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes11 out of 24 Schools
Graduate Online Classes12 out of 24 Schools
ROTC7 out of 24 Schools
ROTC Army6 out of 24 Schools
ROTC Navy4 out of 24 Schools
ROTC Air Force6 out of 24 Schools
Weekend/Evening College11 out of 24 Schools
Teacher certificate7 out of 24 Schools
Study Abroad8 out of 24 Schools
Campus Housing8 out of 24 Schools

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