Top Universities in Washington DC

For those interested in studying in Washington DC, we have a very useful list. We selected the best Washington DC institutions for prospective students. Please know that rankings are based on academic research, alumni reviews, graduation rates, as well as assessment from peer colleges. On the page, you will find major admissions stats such as acceptance rate, tuition fees, average SAT scores for each ranked college or university.

Rankings Schools
1 Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
Tuition: $42,870
Total enrollment: 17,130
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 18.1%
Average freshman retention rate: 96%
6-year graduation rate: 94%
Classes with under 20 students: 58.5%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1290-1490
2 American University (Washington, DC)
Tuition: $39,499
Total enrollment: 12,724
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 41.6%
Average freshman retention rate: 90%
6-year graduation rate: 77%
Classes with under 20 students: 44.7%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1170-1370
3 Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)
Tuition: $36,820
Total enrollment: 6,894
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 75.1%
Average freshman retention rate: 80%
6-year graduation rate: 68%
Classes with under 20 students: 63.2%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1010-1230
4 Howard University (Washington, DC)
Tuition: $22,683
Total enrollment: 10,583
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 53.9%
Average freshman retention rate: 83%
6-year graduation rate: 63%
Classes with under 20 students: 59.4%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 970-1160
5 George Washington University (Washington, DC)
Tuition: $43,747
Total enrollment: 25,260
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 33.0%
Average freshman retention rate: 93%
6-year graduation rate: 81%
Classes with under 20 students: 53.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1210-1380

 

Top Universities in Washington DC

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