2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$12,354

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

44%

Graduation Rate

8/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of the District of Columbia

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,476. In 2021, there were 26 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #8 in District of Columbia and ranks #1172 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

26

Total Enrollment

3,476

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Ranking for University of the District of Columbia

Let’s be honest. There is no broad-based ranking system that is gong to find the exact right psychology program for you. Use our rankings and more importantly, the underlying data to help uncover a list of psychology programs that might be right for you. Once you narrow down a list of school to consider, the real work begins. In our view, it is best to visit the campus, talk to current students and alumni, interview professors and get a good sense of the school, its administration and philosophy to find the right psychology program for you.

#8

District of Columbia Rank

Combining ranking factors for 8 schools that offer psychology degrees in District of Columbia, University of the District of Columbia ranks #8.

#1172

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of the District of Columbia ranks #1172.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of the District of Columbia offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology9
Social Work17
Total Graduates26
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the University of the District of Columbia. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for District of Columbia universities is 15,849. On average, all District of Columbia institutions admit 58% and 31% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of the District of Columbia students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 53%. Compared to all District of Columbia four or more years colleges, the percentage is 84%.

The overall graduation rate for University of the District of Columbia is 44%, compared to 67% for all District of Columbia universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 44%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UDC to District of Columbia Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of the District of Columbia to the average of all District of Columbia four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UDC

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

53%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

44%

Graduation Rate

DC Colleges

15,849

Applicants

58%

Percent Admitted

31%

Percent Enrolled

84%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

67%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 220 or 35% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 413 or 65% part-time faculty members employed at University of the District of Columbia. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 202 or 32%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UDC

8 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

35%

Percent Full-Time

65%

Percent Part-Time

32%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

DC Colleges

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

60%

Percent Full-Time

40%

Percent Part-Time

54%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of the District of Columbia the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $5,292, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,280.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,234 and the average cost for graduate fees is $860.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of the District of Columbia in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of the District of Columbia2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$5,292
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,280
Total Undergraduate Expenses$6,572
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,234
In-State, Graduate Fees$860
Total Graduate Expenses$10,094
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of the District of Columbia is $12,354. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of the District of Columbia presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$15,313$14,434
$30,001 – $48,000$14,455$16,196
$48,001 – $75,000$19,049$19,268
$75,001 – $110,000$22,091$20,889
$110,001 and more$16,288$21,405
US Department of Education

Compare University of the District of Columbia to all District of Columbia universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UDC

$6,572

Cost to Attend

$6,488

Average Financial Aid

82%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,354

Net Price

DC Colleges

$53,213

Cost to Attend

$23,647

Average Financial Aid

83%

Percent Receiving Aid

$24,492

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 187 or 82%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,274 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,488.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,274$6,488
Pell Grants1,455$5,141
Federal Student Loans1,078$7,568
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of the District of Columbia to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UDC

2,274

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

1,455

Number of Pell Grants

30%

Pell Grants

1,078

Federal Student Loans

22%

Federal Student Loans

DC Colleges

3,531

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

1,270

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,858

Federal Student Loans

28%

Federal Student Loans

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