University of the District of Columbia

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States
The only public university in the nation’s capital and the only urban land-grant university in the United States, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service.

About

History

Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, the University of DC offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and a host of workplace development services designed to create opportunities for student success.

Education

UDC continues to transform itself over time to meet the changing needs of its students and the community. The University currently offers 81 undergraduate and graduate academic degree programs.

Research

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is the centralized unit charged with the coordination of research and sponsored programs activities on a campus-wide basis. The Office provides leadership, information, services, and support to the university community: faculty, research associates, students, and staff in the acquisition and administration of externally funded projects in furtherance of the instruction, research, and public service mission of the University.

Career

The University of the District of Columbia offers career services such as Career Counseling, On and Off Campus Career Events and Career Assessments.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Services

Student services

he Office of the Chief Student Development and Success Officer is responsible for the overall administration of programs and services in the Division of Student Affairs. The Chief Student and Development and Success Officer serves on the President’s cabinet and is chief advocate for promoting the general benefit and welfare of students. 

Housing services

University of the District of Columbia offers both on campus and off campus housing. All students who seek to live in University student housing must have all immunization records updated with University Health Services. Students will only be allowed to move into Housing once cleared by University Health Services.

Medical services

The purpose of University Health Services (UHS) at the University of the District of Columbia is to ensure a healthy campus environment and to promote the individual health and wellness of all members of the University community. UHS is committed to providing caring, quality, confidential services to the University community, inclusive of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Student Life

Campus life

At UDC, the entire city is our campus. From community college to workforce development programs to the extension services, and more, we are active in every ward, educating and enriching the lives of students.

Sports facilities

University Health Services at the University of the District of Columbia introduces the university’s health and wellness initiative Get Up and Move! The initiative offers a combination of physical activity, disease prevention workshops, health promotion programs and learning about healthy lifestyles in a fun, interactive way. Students have the opportunity to learn about nutrition and engage in activities that improve their physical fitness, mental health and overall well-being. Each program is designed to encourage healthier living for the university community. 

Student clubs

University of the District of Columbia has a good number of Student Clubs and Organizations, designed for all the diverse students on their campus. 

Accreditation

The University of the District of Columbia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States

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