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Colleges in Washington, DC

Washington, DC has one public university, The University of the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia is also home to nine private colleges and universities, including George Washington, Georgetown, and Howard University. In 2020, 84,885 students were enrolled in colleges in DC.

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    • New York University
      New York, NY
    • Boston University
      Boston, MA
    • University of Cincinnati
      Cincinnati, OH
    • Temple University
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Penn State University Park
      University Park, PA
    • University of Michigan
      Ann Arbor, MI
    • University of Utah
      Salt Lake City, UT
    • Michigan State University
      East Lansing, MI
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