University of the District of Columbia requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. University of the District of Columbia accepts transfer credits. Additionally, University of the District of Columbia has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 14% of students who start college at University of the District of Columbia graduate within six years.
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Reminder: University of the District of Columbia may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of the District of Columbia has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with University of the District of Columbia directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of the District of Columbia students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of the District of Columbia.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
University of the District of Columbia does not require a senior project for all students.
✅ University of the District of Columbia does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at University of the District of Columbia, contant the school directly.
❌ University of the District of Columbia does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.
✅ University of the District of Columbia offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants. University of the District of Columbia does not require Honors Program students to complete a senior project
🟨 University of the District of Columbia does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Learning Resources Division Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
University of the District of Columbia does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of the District of Columbia have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of the District of Columbia has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of the District of Columbia include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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