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Schools in Washington DC

The state of Washington DC has 24 schools. It offers subjects such as animation and liberal arts. In 2010, while institutions in Washington DC had 41,662 students enrolled in graduate programs, institutions in this state had 51,377 students enrolled in undergraduate programs. 24,796 students graduated with degrees from institutions in this eastern state in 2010.

Overview

This state has two 4-year institutions and 22 private institutions. Prospective students are offered 142 certificate programs, 63 associate's level programs, 486 programs at the bachelor's level, 447 programs at the master's level, and 148 doctorate level programs by Washington DC institutions and it offers subjects such as law enforcement and ESL.

Tuition at Washington DC schools varies from $7,000 to $42,905. Tuition at private institutions in Washington DC ranges from $8,000 to $42,905 each year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in this state receive $1,577 every year. A majority of financial aid is loans, however, around 69% of the financial aid is scholarships and the remainder is institutional grants. Students were given $90,860,598 by institutions in 2009. Institutions in Washington DC have a reasonably diverse student population since around 59% of students are female, approximately 6% of students are over 24 years of age, and about 58% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

59%

Men

41%

Age 18-24

82%

Age 25 & Up

17%

Student Enrollment in Washington DC 2008-2010

The number of students who Washington DC institutions had enrolled went down from 2008 to 2010. In particular, undergraduates decreased by 25,324 students and the number of graduate students decreased by 7,793.

Student Enrollment in Washington DC 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 76701
  • Undergraduate 2009: 84294
  • Undergraduate 2010: 51377
  • Graduate 2008: 49455
  • Graduate 2009: 53303
  • Graduate 2010: 41662

Completed Degrees in Washington DC

In 2010, 24,796 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. While 40% of students graduated with bachelor degrees, close to 1% of students graduated with associate degrees.

Completed Degrees in Washington DC

  • Certificate: 1589
  • Associates: 447
  • Bachelors: 9925
  • Masters: 9440
  • Doctorate: 3395

National VS Washington DC Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in this state are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Washington DC Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Washington DC Graduating Students: 7461
  • Washington DC Non-Graduating Students: 4008

Top Washington DC Jobs by Median Salary

Top Washington DC Jobs by Median Salary

  • Surgeons: 226960
  • Orthodontists: 214695
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 212620
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 195050
  • Chief Executives: 193210

Washington DC Job Market

Washington DC Job Market

  • Washington DC Average Salary 2008: 68279
  • Washington DC Average Salary 2009: 71277
  • Washington DC Average Salary 2010: 73559
  • Washington DC Employment Number 2008: 1264300
  • Washington DC Employment Number 2009: 1265705
  • Washington DC Employment Number 2010: 1272070

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1. The Corcoran College of Art and Design

500 Seventeenth Street- NW
Washington, DC 20006-4804
(202) 639-1800

The Corcoran College of Art and Design offers 25 programs. More specifically, this college offers ten certificates to students, four associate's level degrees, seven degrees at the bachelor's level, and four master's level degrees. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. It is the only art college in Washington DC and the ninth biggest institution in the state of Washington DC.

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2. The Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family

620 Michigan Ave NE McGivney Hall
Washington, DC 20064
(202) 526-3799

The Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, which is near the center of the city, is located in Washington, DC. Pontfical John Paul II Institute offers four programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate by it, one master's level degree, and two doctorate level degrees.

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3. The Wesley Theological Seminary

4500 Massachusetts Ave.- NW
Washington, DC 20016-5690
(202) 885-8600

The Wesley Theological Seminary offers four programs. Of those, it offers students three master's level degrees and one doctorate level degree. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC.

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4. Trinity Washington University

125 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017-1094
(202) 884-9050

Trinity Washington University, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. This school offers 65 programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the associate's level by this school, 34 bachelor's level degrees, and 30 master's level degrees. Trinity is the eighth largest institution in the state of Washington DC in terms of programs.

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5. The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

1556 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2202

The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, which is near the center of the city, is located in Washington, DC and this school offers one program.

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6. Strayer University - District of Columbia

1133 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 408-2400

Strayer University-District of Columbia, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. Strayer offers 25 programs. Out of those, students are offered four certificates by Strayer, eight degrees at the associate's level, six bachelor's level degrees, and seven degrees at the master's level. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Washington DC in terms of programs.

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7. The Career Technical Institute

2131 K Street- NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20037-1898
(202) 467-4223x100

The Career Technical Institute, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Washington, DC. It offers four programs. It offers students four certificates. It is one of 3 vocational schools in Washington DC.

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8. Technical Learning Centers Inc

1720 I St NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006-5540
(202) 223-3500

Technical Learning Centers Inc offers two programs. It offers two certificates to students. This vocational school, which is near the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. It is one of 3 vocational schools in Washington DC.

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9. The University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law

4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 274-7400

The University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law, which is near the center of the city, is located in Washington, DC and UDC-DCSL offers one program. It is the only law school in Washington DC.

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10. Gallaudet University

800 Florida Ave- NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695
(202) 651-5000

Gallaudet University, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Washington, DC. It offers 87 programs. Out of those, Gallaudet offers students three certificates, 48 bachelor's level degrees, 30 master's level degrees, and six degrees at the doctorate level. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Washington DC in terms of programs.

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11. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC

901 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 706-5052

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC offers three programs. Specifically, it offers two master's level degrees to students and one doctorate level degree. This school, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Washington, DC.

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12. American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016-8001
(202) 885-1000

American University offers 145 programs. Out of those, American offers 28 certificates to students, one degree at the associate's level, 52 degrees at the bachelor's level, 50 degrees at the master's level, and 14 doctorate level degrees. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Washington, DC. It is one of 6 research universities in Washington DC and the fourth biggest institution in the state of Washington DC.

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13. The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies

487 Michigan Ave- NE
Washington, DC 20017-1585
(202) 495-3820

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. It offers two programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate to students and one degree at the master's level.

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14. The Institute of World Politics

1521 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 462-2101

The Institute of World Politics, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Washington, DC. It offers two programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate to students and one master's level degree.

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15. The University of Phoenix - Washington DC

25 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001-1431
(202) 423-2520

The University of Phoenix-Washington DC, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Washington, DC. UOPX offers 11 programs. More specifically, students are offered eight degrees at the bachelor's level by this school and three master's level degrees.

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16. The Bennett Career Institute

700 Monroe Street N.E.
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 526-1400

The Bennett Career Institute, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. This school offers four programs. This vocational school offers students four certificates. This vocational school is one of 3 vocational schools in Washington DC.

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17. Potomac College - Washington

4000 Chesapeake St NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 686-0876

Potomac College-Washington, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Washington, DC. Potomac offers 14 programs. Specifically, this school offers students three certificates, five degrees at the associate's level, and six degrees at the bachelor's level.

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18. The Washington Theological Union

6896 Laurel St NW
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 726-8800x5264

The Washington Theological Union, which is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Washington, DC. It offers three programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate by this school, one degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree.

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19. The Catholic University of America

620 Michigan Avenue- NE
Washington, DC 20064
(202) 319-5000

The Catholic University of America offers 176 programs. Specifically, CUA offers six certificates to students, two associate's level degrees, 64 degrees at the bachelor's level, 63 master's level degrees, and 41 doctorate level degrees. Catholic University, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Washington, DC. It is one of 6 research universities in Washington DC and the second biggest institution in the state of Washington DC.

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20. Howard University

2400 Sixth St NW
Washington, DC 20059-0001
(202) 806-6100

Howard University offers 154 programs. More specifically, Howard offers 14 certificates to students, 70 bachelor's level degrees, 66 master's level degrees, and four degrees at the doctorate level. Howard, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Washington, DC. It is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Washington DC.

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21. The University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 274-5012

The University of the District of Columbia, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Washington, DC. UDC offers 102 programs. Out of those, students are offered 31 degrees at the associate's level by this university, 56 degrees at the bachelor's level, and 15 degrees at the master's level. This university is one of 2 public post-secondary institutions in Washington DC and the sixth biggest institution in the state of Washington DC.

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