University of the
District of Columbia


The only public university in the nation’s capital and the only urban land-grant university in the United States, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service. An education here opens doors to opportunities that can only be found in the nation’s capital.

Embracing its essence as a public historically black urban-focused land- grant university in the nation’s capital, the University of the District of Columbia is dedicated to serving the needs of the community of the District of Columbia, and producing lifelong learners who are transformative leaders in the workforce, government, nonprofit sectors and beyond.

"Aspire, Accomplish, Take on the World."

Location: Washington, DC

Established: 1851

President: Maurice D. Edington

Level: 4-year institution

Online Academic Offer: Coming Soon

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