Universities & Colleges in District Of Columbia
*UG - Undergraduate
*G - Graduate
*in - In-state Fees
*out - Out-of-State Fees
- Recommended program (Top 250)
Washington D.C or Washington, the capital city is situated in the northwest corner of the United States of America, which is named after George Washington in 1971. The estimated population of the city in the year 2017 was 693,000.
The city experiences fairly mild climate with all the four seasons, spring being the most favorable among all the three, although winters are often mild, with more rain than snow. Being the capital of USA, around 175+ foreign embassies.
Business / Companies / Jobs
Washington, D.C. has a growing economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs. There are 15 Fortune 500 companies in Greater Washington DC area like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lockheed Martin Corp.
There are more than 300 companies are based in Washington DC that provides a wider career option to students.
The largest industry in DC is the federal government, after which follows the tourism, which is a very important industry. Other industries are trade associations, research, education, medicine, government-related research, publishing and international finance.
With this many headquarters and embassies, the city has the world's finest higher education system, with education programs in every field. The city is the excellent choice for international students and various professionals who are looking for high quality and affordable education. D.C contains some of the World's best university like The Howard University and The George Washington University. Various universities, companies and research institutions attract and provide higher education through educational exchange programs or direct enrollment.
The city provides education of every level, bachelor, masters, etc. with both part and full-time courses, making it easy by providing various options for students. The city also provides various English language programs. Washington is also famous for its medical research institutions such as Washington Hospital Center and the Children's National Medical Center.
Though the cost of living and education is higher compared to other states. Monthly rent for a studio apartment may vary from $1000-$2500.