Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - District of Columbia
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the District of Columbia was home to 13 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 13 institutions enrolled 85,346 students in fall 2017: 43,776 in undergraduate programs and 41,570 in graduate programs. A total of 13,168 students attending post-secondary school in the District of Columbia took at least one distance education course, representing 15.5 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 8,776 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 448 (0.05%) of those residing in the District of Columbia.
The majority of institutions were private nonprofit: including 12 four-year schools The state was also home to 1 public four-year school. Students enrolled in the District of Columbia's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.
13 Degree Granting Institutions
85,346 Students Enrolled
13,168 Students Enrolled in Distance Education
Serving 85,346 students in fall 2017, the 13 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Washington, D.C. offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in D.C. offers a comprehensive guide to the district's higher education options.
Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in the D.C.
Washington, DC 20016-8001
Washington, DC 20002-3695
Washington, DC 20057-0001
Institute of World Politics
Washington, DC 20036
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Washington, DC 20064
Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC 20017-1094
Wesley Theological Seminary
Washington, DC 20016-5690
Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 20064
George Washington University
Washington, DC 20052
Washington, DC 20059-0001
Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies
Washington, DC 20017-1585
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC
Washington, DC 20005
University of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC 20008