University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,760
2022 Average Net Price
$16,802
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
534
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50%
15 Graduates

About

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is a higher education institution located in District of Columbia, DC. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus were General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), General Management Information Systems (19 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (4 degrees).

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (13 degrees), 2.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $5,760, which is $−9,181 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $5,760, which is $−9,182 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,802.

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 9% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,760
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was $5,760. The cost of tuition at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is $−9,182 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$16,802
2022 Value
5.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,802. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus grew by 5.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,360
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was of $11,360 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 37% with respect to 2021, when 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
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2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 37 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had a total enrollment of 534 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 534 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.6% Asian, 10.7% Black or African American, 7.68% White, 2.25% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% Two or More Races, and 0.936% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (25%), followed by Asian Female (17.1%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (30.4%), followed by Asian Female (14.4%) and White Female (3.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 534 students. The full-time enrollment at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 534 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    233 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    57 enrolled students
  3. White
    41 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is 43.6% Asian, 10.7% Black or African American, 7.68% White, 2.25% Hispanic or Latino, 1.31% Two or More Races, and 0.936% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5 students (0.936%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is asian (13 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), followed by General Management Information Systems (19 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (4 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (51 degrees awarded), Health (4 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Registered nurses (1,518,202 people), Accountants & auditors (1,069,380 people), Other managers (885,759 people), Software developers (688,692 people), and Financial managers (521,348 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in 2022 are Business (51 degrees awarded), Health (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Business (51 degrees awarded), Health (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,934,455 people), Computer Systems Design (1,096,380 people), Elementary & secondary schools (863,575 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (585,086 people), and Banking & related activities (563,335 people).

The most specialized majors at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Business (51 degrees awarded), Health (4 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (0 degrees), and Protective Services (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 19 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from masters degree programs at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

32
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
24
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (24).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in General Management Information Systems, which is 2 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.44 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 0% of students graduating from University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.67% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    13 degrees awarded
  2. White
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is asian (13 degrees awarded). There were 2.17 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (6 degrees).

3.57% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    9 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus is asian female (9 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (6 degrees).

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Operations

University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus employs 1 Instructors. Most academics at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 22 employees, Sales and related, with 11 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$5.56M
2022 Salaries
7.93%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus paid a median of $5.56M in salaries, a 7.93% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$70k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus paid a total of $70k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees, Sales and related with 11 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus was Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus.

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