UDC Delivers a Unique College Experience


Choose UDC, and you won’t just earn a degree; you’ll gain access to an entire community of people, resources, and opportunities that only a school in the District can provide.

UDC serves the unique needs of first-time college students. In fact, many of our students are first-generation college students. That’s why UDC focuses on delivering quality, value, and strong student life by offering:

  • Access to majors that target top careers
  • Expert professors who focus on teaching and learning
  • Vibrant location and campus life
  • Affordable tuition

Choose from UDC’s fully accredited academic majors in fields such as mechanical engineering, business management, nutrition and dietetics, social work and mortuary science.

Mechanical Engineering

Business Management

Nutrition and Dietetics

Social Work

Mortuary Science

Freshman (First-Time College Student)

  1. You seek either an Associate degree or a Bachelor’s degree from UDC
  2. You have graduated from high school or successfully passed the GED, but have not attended any other college or university (either inside or outside the U.S.).

Take the Next Steps, Today!

We invite you to visit to learn more about our green roof, new engineering laboratories, and the student center that is now in progress.

More information: step-by-step admissions guide , admissions standards and application documents


The online application deadline has passed.  Students wishing to apply for fall must submit applications along with official copies of High school and/or College transcripts to the office of admission.

Applications can submitted at:

Community College location
Office Of Admission
801 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC
202.274.5800

Van Ness Campus location
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bldg 39 A-Level
Washington, DC 20008
202.274.6155

Final application deadline for FALL 2018 is AUGUST 1, 2018. 

Admission Deadlines

Application Priority Deadlines

Term US Students International Students
Fall May 15 Apr 15
Spring Oct 15 Sep 15
Summer Apr 15 Mar 15
No Graduate admissions for Summer term

Explanation of Admission Deadlines