At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1867
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $24,908
  • 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

1-Nov

Early App Deadline

February 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 30%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 5%
  • Application Fee
  • $45
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 520-620
  • Math
  • 520-620
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 22-28
  • English
  • 22-29
  • Math
  • 21-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 30%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 5%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 5,899

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$24,908

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,500

books and supplies

$13,280

room and board

$39,688

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$24,908

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,500

books and supplies

$13,280

room and board

$39,688

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $22,272
  • $30-$48K
  • $27,928
  • $48-$75K
  • $28,888
  • $75-$110K
  • $26,759
  • $110 & UP
  • $16,612
Financial aid

90%

Receiving Financial Aid

48%

Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: February 15

Student Life

Student Body

5,899

Total undergrad enrollment

3,067

Total grad students

89%

Out-of-state

2%

In-state

9%

International
Students

  • 67%

    FEMALE

  • 33

    MALE
Organizations

225

Student Organizations

10

Fraternities

8

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

42%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 90%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 1%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 1%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

8:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

930

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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