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Core Values






Brand Pillars


# 1 community college in the region

11:1 Student teacher ratio

10 year accreditation from Middle States Com-mission on Higher Education

CAUSES School is ranked as one of the top 4 in the country

Law school ranked #7 in the US by US News & World Report in clinical training



Leads the Washington D.C. Region in tuition afford- ability with the Community College having an open admissions policy.

Only Public university in the nation’s capital

70% of all students receive financial aid

Workforce programs are tuition free, and costs for associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs are among the lowest in the region.



10% of student body are international students

Student population ranges for young adults and workforce employees to JD candidates

Know Your UDC

  • UDC is the ONLY public institution of higher learning in the District of Columbia.
  • UDC ENROLLS MORE D.C. public high school graduates than any other university.
  • UDC is UNIQUE in offering multiple points of entry, providing workforce training, professional certification, associate degrees, bachelor and graduate degrees, law degrees, and more.
  • UDC SERVES ALL aspects of the District com-munity, in addition to students from around the nation and the world.
  • UDC has the MOST AFFORDABLE tuition of any university in the District. (collegecalc.org)
  • UDC students land HIGHER-THAN-AVER-AGE-PAYING JOBS. (Federal College Score-card)
  • UDC has the SAFEST college campus in the District. (ADTsecurity.com)
  • UDC ranks in the TOP TEN OF 102 Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country. (Wall Street Journal)
  • UDC is the nation’s ONLY exclusively urban land-grant university. Its award-winning College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Envi-ronmental Sciences is a leader in urban food security.