2021 Best Value Colleges for Education in District of Columbia

1 College
77 Bachelor's Degrees
$43,559 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Education School for You

Best Value Colleges for Education in District of ColumbiaEducation is the #20 most popular major in District of Columbia with 77 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 88,927 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.1% were from a college or university in the state.

When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those education schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Education Schools list to help you make the college decision.

In addition to College Factual's rankings, you may want to take a look at College Combat, our unique tool that lets you pit your favorite schools head-to-head and compare how they rate on factors that most interest you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Value Education School in District of Columbia

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Best Value Education School

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Catholic University of America. Located in the city of Washington, CUA is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at CUA, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Education in District of Columbia ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at CUA is 4.1 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $43,559. This means that the average student pays around $179,463 to get a bachelor’s degree from CUA. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Education Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 3,877
New York 4,512
New Jersey 1,301
Maryland 1,036
Delaware 478

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 53
General Education 21
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,990
Communication & Journalism 604
Psychology 542
History 167
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 148

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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