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Find District of Columbia District of Columbia colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.

American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20016 202-885-1000

Bennett Career Institute 700 Monroe Street Northeast Washington DC 20017 202-526-1400

Career Technical Institute 1101 Vermont Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20005

Catholic University of America 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20064 202-319-5000

Corcoran College of Art and Design 500 17th Street Northwest Washington DC 20006 202-639-1800

Gallaudet University 800 Florida Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002 202-651-5000

Georgetown University 37th and O St NW Washington DC 20057 202-687-0100

Howard University 2400 6th Street Northwest Washington DC 20059 202-806-6100

National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts 1556 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20007 202-333-2202

Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies 487 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20017 202-495-3820

Pontifical John Paul II Institute 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20064 202-526-3799

Radians College 1025 Vermont Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20005 202-291-9020

Strayer University-District of Columbia 1133 15th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005 202-408-2400

Strayer University-Global Region 1133 15th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005 888-378-7293

Technical Learning Centers Inc 1720 I Street Northwest Washington DC 20006 202-223-3500

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC 901 15th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005 202-706-5052

The George Washington University 2121 I Street Northwest Washington DC 20052 202-994-1000

The Institute of World Politics 1521 16th Street Northwest Washington DC 20036 202-462-2101

Trinity Washington University 125 Michigan Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20017 202-884-9000

UDC David A Clarke School of Law 4340 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20008 202-274-7400

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Are there requirements for a College to be considered a University?

College and University are often used interchangeably, but they are distinct terms. Generally, a University must offer a minimum number of graduate programs, which must be separate from the undergraduate programs. The institution must also have an administrative structure for managing graduate programs. A University is typically organized into several Colleges, such as the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, or the College of Music.

Are accrediting authorities run by the government?

No. Accrediting authorities are independent organizations that are not government agencies. Although the government does not accredit Colleges, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) does recognize accrediting agencies. Recognition by the USDOE confers a degree of credibility to an accrediting agency.

What is a Technical College?

Technical Colleges tend to emphasize skill development and credentials that prepare students for a specific field or industry. Common fields of study in Technical Colleges include the sciences, engineering, and information technology.