At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1893
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $44,853
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Washington, DC

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

Jan 15 2014 12:00AM

Early App Deadline

January 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 26%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 9%
  • Application Fee
  • $70
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

97%

Top half of HS class

80%

Top quarter of HS class

45%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 590-690
  • Math
  • 560-650
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 26-31
  • English
  • 26-32
  • Math
  • 24-28
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 25%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 9%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 7,900

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$44,853

Tuition and fees (in state)

$800

books and supplies

$15,698

room and board

$61,351

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$44,853

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$800

books and supplies

$15,698

room and board

$61,351

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $22,681
  • $30-$48K
  • $22,447
  • $48-$75K
  • $26,394
  • $75-$110K
  • $31,632
  • $110 & UP
  • $46,282
Financial aid

82%

Receiving Financial Aid

20%

Receiving Federal Grants

56%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 15

Student Life

Student Body

7,900

Total undergrad enrollment

5,446

Total grad students

93%

Out-of-state

1%

In-state

6%

International
Students

  • 63%

    FEMALE

  • 37

    MALE
Organizations

220

Student Organizations

16

Fraternities

12

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

31%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 6%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 7%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 12%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 56%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

12:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

787

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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