Most Affordable Colleges for District of Columbia Residents for 2019

State of District of Columbia
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for District of Columbia residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for District of Columbia residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of District of Columbia.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Gallaudet University $17,300 Image $38,800 55% 1,129 920 59.01%
2 Georgetown University $18,000 Image $73,600 76% 7,463 1,442 15.68%
3 University of the District of Columbia $19,300 Image $25,400 24% 3,859 N/A N/A
4 Trinity Washington University $22,500 Image $38,500 42% 1,534 N/A 92.28%
5 Howard University $26,200 Image $46,500 44% 6,354 1,204 41.42%
6 Catholic University of America $27,100 Image $66,400 59% 3,315 1,155 82.58%
7 American University $28,100 Image $68,200 59% 8,123 1,299 29.4%
8 George Washington University $40,400 Image $67,700 40% 11,999 1,387 40.98%
School data from 2016-2017
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