University of the District of Columbia

Public, Four-years School Located in Washington, DC

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How much is the the District of Columbia tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, the District of Columbia's tuition & fees is $6,152 for District of Columbia residents and $13,004 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $28,119 for District of Columbia residents and $34,971 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

the District of Columbia Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
District of Columbia Residents Tuition & Fees$6,152
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,004
Books & Supplies Costs$1,149
Off-campus Room & Board$15,137
Off-campus Expenses$5,681
2023-2024 Estimates
District of Columbia Residents Tuition & Fees$6,152
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,004

How Much Does it Cost to Go to the District of Columbia for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $52,016 at the District of Columbia. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$13,004-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$52,016-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$13,004-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$52,016-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$13,004-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$52,016-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$13,004-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$52,016-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$13,004-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$13,004-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$52,016-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, the District of Columbia' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in District of Columbia, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,004.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of the District of Columbia$6,152$13,004
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
District of Columbia Four-years Colleges$25,870
Public Schools$6,152$13,004
Private Schools$26,429

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between the District of Columbia and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
University of the District of ColumbiaWashington, DC$6,152$13,004
New Mexico Highlands UniversityLas Vegas, NM$7,260$12,180
Sul Ross State UniversityAlpine, TX$7,592$17,384
Virginia State UniversityPetersburg, VA$9,755$22,006
Ferris State UniversityBig Rapids, MI$13,608$13,630
Fayetteville State UniversityFayetteville, NC$3,969$7,969
Southern University at New OrleansNew Orleans, LA$7,490$16,390
Winston-Salem State UniversityWinston-Salem, NC$6,735$17,391
Jacksonville State UniversityJacksonville, AL$12,426$22,716
University of Michigan-DearbornDearborn, MI$14,944$31,360
Minnesota State University MoorheadMoorhead, MN$10,236$10,336

Financial Aid and COA

At University of the District of Columbia, 2,697 students (92%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,302.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at the District of Columbia is $28,669 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 176 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,662 and the average amount of student loans is $5,462.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
District of Columbia ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$28,119$34,971
Tuition & Fees$6,152$13,004
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$21,967$21,967
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,817$28,669
Average Financial Aid$6,302$6,302
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,69792%$6,302
Pell Grants1,23342%$4,953
Federal Student Loan85129%$8,010
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid17699%-
Grants or Scholarships15889%$7,662
Federal Grants8447%$5,942
Pell Grants8447%$5,298
Other Federal Grants5028%$1,083
State/Local Grants21%$2,622
Institutional Grants7240%$9,807
Student Loan Aid3419%$5,462
Federal Student Loans3319%$5,324
Other Student Loans11%$10,000
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level7163$5,761
0-30,0003833$6,197
30,001-48,0001110$6,084
48,001-75,0001515$5,985
75,001-110,00053$1,890
110,001 or more22$3,678

Student Population

University of the District of Columbia has a total of 3,577 students including 3,057 undergraduate and 520 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,302 male students and 2,174 female students attending the District of Columbia. The school offers online degree programs and 13 students enrolled online exclusively (0.36% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,476 1,3022,174
Undergraduate2,947 1,0911,856
Graduate529 211318

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Phone202-274-5000
WEBwww.udc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered92 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered25 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,577
Graduation Rate35%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Retention Rate54% (Full-time), 19% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate6 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties209 (Full-time), 412 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs672 (Full-time), 467 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$85,583
Average Staff Salary$75,770