2021 Top District of Columbia Men's D1 Football Schools
It's not easy to decide which college to attend when there are so many options available for student athletes. At College Factual, we're committed to helping you make that decision by providing information such as that found in our Best Colleges for Division I Men's Football in District of Columbia ranking.
After analyzing 2 schools in District of Columbia, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D1 Men's Football 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 D1 Men's Football athletes in District of Columbia
See which schools came out on top of our ranking:
Our 2021 rankings named Georgetown University the best school for D1 Men’s Football athletes in District of Columbia working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Washington, District of Columbia, the fairly large private not-for-profit school handed out 2,169 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
Speaking financially, the FCS Men’s Football team at Georgetown took home $2,349,037 in revenue. The team has a great academic progress rate of 982, signifying that team members care about their grades.
The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 96%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Georgetown not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #1 on our overall quality list.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Howard University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D1 Men’s Football athletes in District of Columbia list. Located in Washington, District of Columbia, the medium-sized private not-for-profit school handed out 1,353 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
Speaking financially, the FCS Men’s Football team at Howard took home $4,096,718 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 915.
With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Howard also took the #5 spot in our overall quality rankings.Request Information
Notes and References
*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools 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 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%.
More about our data sources and methodologies.