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2021 Top District of Columbia Men's D3 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$32,392 Avg Tuition & Fees*
43% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Division III Men's Basketball in District of Columbia ranking is part of that endeavor.

After analyzing 2 schools in District of Columbia, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D3 Men's Basketball athletes in District of Columbia. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall quality and the athletic competitiveness of the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another. So, even if a school has a great team, it won't place well if it is also considered a low quality college or university.

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Top Colleges in District of Columbia for D3 Men's Basketball athletes in District of Columbia

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Catholic University of America

Washington, District of Columbia
#4 in Quality in District of Columbia

Our analysis found Catholic University of America to be the best school for D3 Men’s Basketball athletes in District of Columbia in this year’s ranking. CUA is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school situated in Washington, District of Columbia. It awarded 830 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D3 Men’s Basketball team at CUA made $233,253 in revenue.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors. In addition to its Best Colleges for Division III Men’s Basketball in District of Columbia ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, CUA is ranked #4 for overall quality in District of Columbia.

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#2

Gallaudet University

Washington, District of Columbia
#6 in Quality in District of Columbia

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Gallaudet University. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Gallaudet is located in Washington, District of Columbia and, has a small student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 200 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Gallaudet brought in $141,389 while tallying up $140,428 in expenses for its D3 Men’s Basketball team. That boils down to a yearly profit of $961 for the sports team.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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