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District of Columbia Graduate Schools

#21 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
18 Colleges
17,821 Yearly Graduations
$94,746 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In terms of graduate completions, District of Columbia is ranked #21 in the nation with 17,821 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. Graduate students from District of Columbia can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $23,687 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $24,176. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
6,389 Yearly Degrees
$31,770 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

GWU handed out 6,389 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for George Washington University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $31,770 $31,770
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $54 $54
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,765 $1,765

#2

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5,175 Yearly Degrees
$51,336 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Georgetown ranked #2 in terms of popularity with 5,175 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Georgetown University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $51,336 $51,336
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $454 $454
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $2,139 $2,139

#3

American University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,436 Yearly Degrees
$30,351 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, The American University handed out 2,436 graduate degrees. This makes it the #3 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for American University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,351 $30,351
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $762 $762
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,861 $1,861

#4

Strayer University - Global Region

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,116 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Strayer University - Global Region handed out 1,116 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - Global Region

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

#5

Catholic University of America

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
899 Yearly Degrees
$48,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, CUA handed out 899 graduate degrees. This makes it the #5 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Catholic University of America

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $48,000 $48,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $640 $640
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,910 $1,910

#6

Howard University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
803 Yearly Degrees
$31,309 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Howard ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 803 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Howard University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $31,309 $31,309
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,940 $1,940
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,700 $1,700

#7

Gallaudet University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
182 Yearly Degrees
$18,180 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Gallaudet handed out 182 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #7 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Gallaudet University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,180 $18,180
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $526 $526
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,010 $1,010

#8

Wesley Theological Seminary

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
151 Yearly Degrees
$20,191 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Wesley Theological Seminary was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 151 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wesley Theological Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,191 $20,191
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,256 $1,256
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $642 $642

#9

Trinity Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
149 Yearly Degrees
$14,310 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Trinity College handed out 149 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Trinity Washington University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,310 $14,310
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $795 $795

#10

University of the District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
Public Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees
$9,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of the District of Columbia handed out 135 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of the District of Columbia

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,000 $17,316
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $860 $860
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $500 $962

#11

Strayer University - District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
90 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Strayer University - District of Columbia ranked #11 in terms of popularity with 90 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - District of Columbia

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$21,564 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC ranked #12 in terms of popularity with 75 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $21,564 $21,564
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,324 $1,324
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,179 $1,179

Public Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees

In 2019, University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law handed out 65 graduate degrees. This makes it the #13 most popular school in the state in this category.

#14

Institute of World Politics

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$31,200 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Institute of World Politics ranked #14 in terms of popularity with 58 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Institute of World Politics

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $31,200 $31,200
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $400 $400
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,300 $1,300

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees
$16,080 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies was ranked the #15 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 33 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,080 $16,080
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $300 $300
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $670 $670

#16

University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$8,100 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus ranked #16 in terms of popularity with 27 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,100 $8,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $675 $675

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$18,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family was ranked the #17 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 21 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,000 $18,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $350 $350
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $900 $900

#18

Daniel-Morgan-Graduate-School-Of-National-Security

Washington, District of Columbia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$23,400 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, ranked #18 in terms of popularity with 17 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Daniel-Morgan-Graduate-School-Of-National-Security

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,400 $23,400
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,300 $1,300

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