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2021 Top District of Columbia Men's Football Schools

4 Colleges
$37,012 Avg Tuition & Fees*
54% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. At College Factual, we're committed to helping you make that decision by providing information such as that found in our Best Colleges for Men's Football in District of Columbia ranking.

Our analysis looked at 4 schools in District of Columbia to determine which ones were the best for Men's Football athletes in District of Columbia. Our ranking methodology focuses a number of different objective factors - such as the overall quality of the school, the school's athletic competitiveness, and the amount of athletic aid per student - to make this determination. Having a great sports team is not enough - the school must also focus on academic excellence.

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Top Colleges in District of Columbia for Men's Football 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 2021 rankings named Catholic University of America the best school for Men’s Football athletes in District of Columbia working on their bachelor’s degree. CUA is located in Washington, District of Columbia and, has a medium-sized student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 830 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

The team at CUA took home $626,206 in revenue and paid out $594,460 in expenses in recent times. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $31,746 in profit.

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. CUA also took the #4 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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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.

The Men’s Football team at Gallaudet made $485,895 in revenue, while incurring $396,583 in expenses. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $89,312 in profit.

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.

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#3

Georgetown University

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

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Georgetown University. The school came in at #3 in this year’s ranking. Washington, District of Columbia is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,169 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Men’s Football team at Georgetown took home $2,349,037 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 982.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 96%. Georgetown also took the #1 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#4

Howard University

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

Out of the 4 schools in District of Columbia that were part of this year’s ranking, Howard University landed the #4 spot on the list. This medium-sized private not-for-profit school is located in Washington, District of Columbia, and it awarded 1,353 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Men’s Football team at Howard made $4,096,718 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 915.

With a freshman retention rate of 94%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. In addition to its Best Colleges for Men’s Football in District of Columbia ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Howard is ranked #5 for overall quality in District of Columbia.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 4 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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