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University of the District of Columbia Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,997 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 554 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division II (without football)

North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

  • Basketball

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $78,909)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $68,512)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 12 14 - Yes
Soccer 20 - - Yes
Tennis 6 9 - Yes
Track and Field, Indoor - 14 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor - 16 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 6 9 - -
Volleyball - 8 - Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Dance - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Swimming and Diving - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 62.6%
Hispanic 5.2%
Non-resident alien 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 24.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 4.6%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 10

Notable Alumni

  • Portia Shields, former president of Albany State University
  • Thelma Thompson, president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Shade' from Washington, DC
  • 1
  • Unfortunately my school does not have dorms we have off campus living apartment style. The price is a little heavy because it is located in the upscale part of DC.…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Shade' from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    We have several food and dinning places around our school and also a we have a cafeteria but we do not have flex points you have to use your own money.

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  • 1
  • Roxy from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    I brought all my snacks and food from my house because I did not wanted to be considered in the myth of Freshman fifteen. But the food is not that bad.

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  • 1
  • Tyler from Williamston, SC
  • I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food is OK and there are many other type of cheap restaurants that you can eat from in walking distance of the school

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  • 5
  • Kionna from Washington, DC
  • I am a current student here

    Several corner bistro's and restaurants within walking distance. Italian, Asian, Latino and Hispanic inspired cuisine on every corner. You will definitely never have to worry about hunger. Maybe the freshman fifteen! :)

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life