Top Rated District of Columbia Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in District of Columbia for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in District of Columbia. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the highest ranked private college in District of Columbia is Georgetown University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

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Georgetown University
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Washington, DC
Georgetown University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#1 Best Value in District Of Columbia

  • 19,204enrollment
  • $28,442net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1550SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA
George Washington University
G
Washington, DC
George Washington University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 28,172enrollment
  • $38,829net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
American University
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Washington, DC
American University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 14,311enrollment
  • $40,469net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.7*Avg GPA
Howard University
H
Washington, DC
Howard University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 9,139enrollment
  • $21,428net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA
Gallaudet University
G
Washington, DC
 
Gallaudet University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in District Of Columbia

  • 1,557enrollment
  • $15,639net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 785-1045SAT range
  • 14-19ACT range
  • 2.89*Avg GPA