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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

In 2019, 1,137 students received a nursing degree from a college in District of Columbia, making it rank #46 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $32,073 per year to get their degree at a college in District of Columbia, while out of state students will pay an average of $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

There are 28,172 students at GWU in total, 12,546 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,334 are full-time. GWU has a freshman retention rate of 91%, 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 41%. Around 36% of accepted students 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 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
329 Yearly Degrees
$56,058 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Georgetown University is 19,204, of which 7,459 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,990 are full-time. It takes the average Georgetown undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The acceptance rate at Georgetown is 16%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

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

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 5,956 students at CUA in total, 3,332 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,198 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. Of the accepted students, 40% 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. CUA has a 2.5% 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 $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

There are 1,782 students at Trinity College in total, 1,390 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,006 are full-time. For undergraduates at Trinity College, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

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%.

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 9,139 students at Howard in total, 6,243 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,991 are full-time. Howard has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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

Roughly 62% of students at Howard take out loans to pay for college. 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.

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

The total student population at Strayer University - Global Region is 10,498, of which 6,699 students are undergraduates and of those, 304 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%.

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

#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

The total student population at University of the District of Columbia is 4,244, of which 3,867 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,848 are full-time. It takes the average University of the District of Columbia undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 27% of students at University of the District of Columbia take out loans to pay for college. 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.

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