4200 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20008 202-274-6110
http://www.udc.edu iflannagan@udc.edu
About University of the District of Columbia
  • Year of Foundation 1976
  • Size of Campus 23 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,170
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 27%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $2,160 In state,$4,800 Out of state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 5,300
The only public university in the nation’s capital and the only urban land-grant university in the United States, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service. Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, the University of DC offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and a host of workplace development services designed to create opportunities for student success. The University is comprised of a Community College, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, and the David A. Clarke School of Law.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Carribbean Student Association, Muslim Student Association.
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Miss UDC Pageant, Recreational Sports & Intramural & Extramureal Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Peer Mentor, Epsilon Tou Honor Society, Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Society, Spanish Club
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) None
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Washington, D.C. (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Virginia (18), Baltimore (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Washington, D.C. (10)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 0%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones
  • Student Email Accounts No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, veteran student, academic, older student
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library Facilities Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, C.H. Kirkman Resource Library on Cooperatives
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 3%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Howard University)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,000
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Howard University)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (George Washington University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes