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District of Columbia Computer Science Colleges

12 Colleges
1,110 Yearly Graduations
$115,132 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,750 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

District of Columbia ranked #37 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,110 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $28,783 per year to get their degree at a college in District of Columbia, while out of state students will pay an average of $29,452 per year.

An estimated 51% of college students in District of Columbia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,938 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
575 Yearly Degrees
$54,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,814 students at GWU in total, 12,484 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,102 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at GWU is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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 average amount of student loans is $7,383 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
171 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%.

Only 16% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at Georgetown take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,774 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $65,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Strayer University - Global Region

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

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

Roughly 50% of students at Strayer University - Global Region take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#4

Howard University

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

The total student population at Howard University is 9,399, of which 6,526 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,269 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Howard is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,910 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Howard is $35,800.

#5

Career Technical Institute

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

The total student population at Career Technical Institute is 371, which includes 371 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Career Technical Institute is $18,700.

#6

University of the District of Columbia

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

The total student population at University of the District of Columbia is 4,199, of which 3,828 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,779 are full-time. It takes the average University of the District of Columbia undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of the District of Columbia is $29,100.

#7

Strayer University - District of Columbia

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

The total student population at Strayer University - District of Columbia is 815, of which 654 students are undergraduates and of those, 77 are full-time. For undergraduates at Strayer University - District of Columbia, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

#8

Catholic University of America

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

There are 3,279 undergraduates at CUA, of which 3,168 are full-time, and there are 5,771 students altogether. For undergraduates at CUA, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. 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 typical student loan amount is $9,719 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,100 during the early-career years.

#9

American University

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

The total student population at American University is 14,318, of which 8,527 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,207 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 29% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% 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 student loan default rate of 1.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,600 during the early-career years.

#10

Technical Learning Centers Inc

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

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

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#11

University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus

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

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

53% of University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from University of the Potomac - Washington DC Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Gallaudet University

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

There are 1,075 undergraduates at Gallaudet, of which 1,005 are full-time, and there are 1,485 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 53% of students at Gallaudet take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,900 during the early-career years.

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