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District of Columbia Healthcare Colleges

13 Colleges
4,513 Yearly Graduations
$113,473 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,199 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 4,513 students received a healthcare degree from a college in District of Columbia, making it rank #41 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in District of Columbia is $28,368 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $28,976 a year.

An estimated 51% of college students in District of Columbia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,800 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,604 Yearly Degrees
$54,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,484 undergraduates at GWU, of which 11,102 are full-time, and there are 27,814 students altogether. For undergraduates at GWU, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 41%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,383 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $53,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
655 Yearly Degrees
$56,058 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,513 undergraduates at Georgetown, of which 7,029 are full-time, and there are 19,593 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Georgetown is 96%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

This a very selective school with only 16% of students getting accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at Georgetown take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,774 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Georgetown is $65,200.

#3

Howard University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
427 Yearly Degrees
$27,206 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,399 students at Howard in total, 6,526 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,269 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Howard is 4.4 years.

About 41% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

62% of Howard students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,910 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,800 during the early-career years.

#4

Technical Learning Centers Inc

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
204 Yearly Degrees

There are 182 full-time undergraduates at Prospect College, and 182 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Prospect College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,931 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,700 during the early-career years.

#5

Catholic University of America

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
122 Yearly Degrees
$47,746 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,771 students at CUA in total, 3,279 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,168 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CUA is 4.1 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at CUA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,719 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CUA is $47,100.

#6

Career Technical Institute

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
121 Yearly Degrees

There are 371 students at Career Technical Institute in total, 371 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

72% of Career Technical Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,250 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,700 during the early-career years.

#7

American University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
109 Yearly Degrees
$49,889 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,318 students at The American University in total, 8,527 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,207 are full-time. The American University has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 29%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,801 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from The American University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Trinity Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
105 Yearly Degrees
$24,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,707 students at Trinity College in total, 1,356 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 987 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 1% of accepted students are men, and 99% are women.

Roughly 55% of students at Trinity College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,284 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Trinity College is $32,300.

#9

Strayer University - Global Region

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Strayer University - Global Region is 11,608, of which 7,670 students are undergraduates and of those, 324 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,522 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Strayer University - Global Region is $33,100.

#10

University of the District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$6,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,199 students at University of the District of Columbia in total, 3,828 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,779 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of the District of Columbia is 4.8 years.

27% of University of the District of Columbia students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,893 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from University of the District of Columbia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Gallaudet University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$17,038 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,485 students at Gallaudet in total, 1,075 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,005 are full-time. For undergraduates at Gallaudet, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,441 a year. Gallaudet has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Gallaudet with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$9,990 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 39 undergraduates at University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus, of which 39 are full-time, and there are 92 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,689 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#13

Strayer University - District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 815 students at Strayer University - District of Columbia in total, 654 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 77 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Strayer University - District of Columbia is 4.5 years.

This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Strayer University - District of Columbia is $33,100.

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