University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus
Washington, DC 20005


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 140
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus's tuition was $12,984 for all students regardless of residency (19% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,506 (which is 42.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in 2016-2017, was 15, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,481 (which is 37.4% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has enrolled a total of 140 students (140 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 140 students, 3 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and 120 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 20 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 82 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 56%

White: 19%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 3%

Hispanic: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 95% 106 32
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0% 0 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 0 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0% 0 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $26,804

The typical median income of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,700. Last year, out of the total 1,003 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 843 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,239 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,016 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,700 $26,300
Employment Rate 84% 82%
Total Graduates 1,003 1,239

Campus Location

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