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District of Columbia Nursing Colleges

7 Colleges
1,137 Yearly Graduations
$128,291 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,277 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

District of Columbia ranked #46 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,137 students received some type of diploma that year. District of Columbia colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $32,073 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $33,028 per year.

An estimated 47% of college students in District of Columbia take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,069 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
541 Yearly Degrees
$54,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at George Washington University is 27,814, of which 12,484 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,102 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at GWU. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

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.

43% of GWU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,383 a year. GWU has a 1.9% 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 $53,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Georgetown University

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

There are 19,593 students at Georgetown in total, 7,513 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,029 are full-time. 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. 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.

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

#3

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

The total student population at Catholic University of America is 5,771, of which 3,279 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,168 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

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

#4

Trinity Washington University

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

The total student population at Trinity Washington University is 1,707, of which 1,356 students are undergraduates and of those, 987 are full-time. It takes the average Trinity College undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Trinity College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Howard University

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

There are 6,526 undergraduates at Howard, of which 6,269 are full-time, and there are 9,399 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

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 typical student loan amount is $6,910 a year. Howard has a 8.0% 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 $35,800 during the early-career years.

#6

Strayer University - Global Region

Washington, District of Columbia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 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.

50% of Strayer University - Global Region students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,522 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Global Region with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

University of the District of Columbia

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

There are 3,828 undergraduates at University of the District of Columbia, of which 1,779 are full-time, and there are 4,199 students altogether. For undergraduates at University of the District of Columbia, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

27% of University of the District of Columbia students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

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