UDC Welcomes International Students

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UDC provides a supportive learning environment for international students from more than 80 countries from all over the world. UDC is one of the most affordable and welcoming places for international students to earn a degree.

International Students

If the following criteria are true for you, then you are in the right place and can apply to UDC as an international student:

  1. You seek either an Associate’s degree from UDC’s Community College or a Bachelor’s degree from UDC’s Flagship University.
  2. You plan to study full time (at least 12 credits per term) the entire time you attend UDC.
  3. You are a foreign national who holds or intends to hold a non-immigrant visa/status in the United States of America, such as F-1, H-4, L-2, G-4, etc. (not you are a “pending” permanent resident in the United States of America. (Your application for permanent resident status to the USCIS is submitted but not yet adjudicated.)

NOTE:  Residents of the United States — including foreign citizens with immigrant (resident) visas, foreign citizens with G-4 visas, and undocumented aliens — are not considered international students, and should apply as regular freshmen or transfer students. Please refer to the guidelines for first time in college studentstransfer studentsre-admit students or graduate students.

For more information regarding International Admissions, please contact the following:


Diana Atenco-Gonzalez

Graduate/Doctoral Admissions

Tim Harrison

Take the Next Step, Today!

Community College location
Office Of Admission
5171 South Dakota Ave. NE
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20017

Van Ness Campus location
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bldg 39 A-Level
Washington, DC 20008
202.274.5941 or studentservices.udc.edu

Contact the Admissions Office

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Van Ness Campus
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Building 39
Washington, DC 20008

Community College
Office Of Admissions
5171 South Dakota Ave NE
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20017

Undergraduate Admissions

First Time in College

Last Names: A – I
Shala Mayo

Last Names: J – R
Francisco Cabrera

Last Names: S – Z
Aaron Becerril-Torres


Omar Harrod

Non-Degree & Second Degree

Diana Atenco-Gonzalez

Community College

Grace Yepez

Transfer Students

John Akerele

International Students

Diana Atenco-Gonzalez

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