District of Columbia Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in District of Columbia by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 11 colleges in District of Columbia with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in District of Columbia? University of the District of Columbia tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $6,152. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in District of Columbia list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of District of Columbia Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
University of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC

$6,152
Potomac College Washington

Washington, DC

$6,660
University of Phoenix Washington DC Campus

Washington, DC

$9,960
Gallaudet University

Washington, DC

$17,712
Trinity Washington University

Washington, DC

$25,110
Howard University

Washington, DC

$28,916
Corcoran College of Art and Design

Washington, District Of Columbia

$31,130
Catholic University of America

Washington, DC

$52,156
American University

Washington, DC

$53,334
George Washington University

Washington, DC

$59,870
Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$59,957