District Of Columbia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in District Of Columbia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in District Of Columbia was $28,000 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $14,058 higher than the U.S. average and ranks District Of Columbia amongst the costliest as the 2nd most expensive and 51st most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $733 from the 2015-2016 average of $27,267 and represents a 2.69% annual increase. The list of District Of Columbia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 11 colleges and universities in District Of Columbia, the most popular being George Washington University with 18,269 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $51,875. George Washington University is the most expensive in District Of Columbia with an in-state tuition of $51,875.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. District Of Columbia colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in District Of Columbia or cheap District Of Columbia colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore District Of Columbia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
American University  Best Value
Washington, 10,657 Students
$44,046 92 63
Catholic University of America
Washington, 4,174 Students
$41,800 - -
Corcoran College of Art and Design
Washington, 471 Students
$30,930 - -
Gallaudet University
Washington, 1,379 Students
$15,552 38 63
George Washington University  Best Value
Washington, 18,269 Students
$51,875 92 64
Georgetown University  Best Value
Washington, 14,440 Students
$49,968 97 73
Howard University
Washington, 8,159 Students
$23,419 82 73
Potomac College Washington
Washington, 140 Students
$12,984 - -
Trinity Washington University
Washington, 1,177 Students
$22,840 - -
University of Phoenix Washington DC Campus
Washington, 119 Students
$9,840 - -
University of the District of Columbia
Washington, 2,059 Students
$4,752 - -