Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- District of Columbia -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s District of Columbia Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - District of Columbia -

George Washington University tops our District of Columbia list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. GWU charges tuition and fees of $49,783. The college has an acceptance rate of 46.5%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,350. The average salary for recent graduates is $91,000.

The total ranking includes 8 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $11,756 to $50,547 (in-state from $5,612 to $50,547). Acceptance rates range from 17.2% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 910 to 1,460 and average salaries of graduates range from $61,000 to $96,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1George Washington UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$49,783
2Georgetown UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$50,547
3American UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$44,853
4Strayer University - District of ColumbiaWashington, District of Columbia$14,235
5Gallaudet UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$16,078
6Howard UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$24,908
7Trinity Washington UniversityWashington, District of Columbia$23,250
8University of the District of ColumbiaWashington, District of Columbia$5,612 / $11,756

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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