Latest on UDC

Zakiya James is studying civil engineering at Drexel University.

By Petula Dvorak

  • Mar 26, 2015

A D.C. lawmaker is proposing to rename the University of the District of Columbia after the late mayor.

By Aaron C. Davis

  • Feb 4, 2015

A D.C. Council member suggest honoring an iconic mayor by renaming the University of the District of Columbia, and making its two-year degree free

By Susan Svrluga

  • Feb 4, 2015

Police said gunman escaped with a large amount of money.

By Peter Hermann

  • Dec 12, 2014

Here is more detail on class of 2018 from a Washington Post survey of the city’s universities.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 21, 2014

A D.C. photo exhibit puts the focus on those who must do without as the result of a loved one’s crimes.

By Keith L. Alexander

  • Jul 6, 2014

Federal data show some schools with high totals of reported incidents on campus, others with few or none.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 30, 2014

A report from Education Trust argues that government should set and enforce minimum standards.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 18, 2014

Changes are coming atop several colleges and universities in the District, Maryland and Virginia.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jun 10, 2014

Retiring head of university in Blacksburg earned more than $830,000 in 2013, 12th in the nation.

By Nick Anderson

  • May 18, 2014

Here are speakers at selected colleges in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

By — Nick Anderson

  • May 8, 2014

OP-ED| Workforce Development is more than job training. It helps District residents achieve their dreams.

By Kim R. Ford

  • May 1, 2014

Mr. Jones was a D.C. high school and collegiate star and later coached UDC to a Division II national title.

By Matt Schudel

  • Mar 15, 2014

The school’s trustees make an odd decision.

By Valerie Strauss

  • Nov 20, 2013

Trustees take no joy in ending 17 degree programs at University of the District of Columbia.

By Nick Anderson

  • Nov 20, 2013

Proposal to end NCAA sports is put off, but 17 degree programs cut at University of the District of Columbia.

By Nick Anderson

  • Nov 20, 2013

Students and professors frustrated by university’s proposal to end athletics and other programs.

By Leah Binkovitz

  • Nov 17, 2013

And, no, despite proposal to cut programs, James E. Lyons Sr. doesn’t hate college sports.

By Nick Anderson

  • Nov 12, 2013

UDC is on the cusp of dropping its intercollegiate sports teams for a yearly savings of $4.4 million.

By Mike DeBonis

  • Nov 12, 2013

The University of the District of Columbia is on a quest to cut costs, raise funds and define its mission.

By Nick Anderson

  • Nov 12, 2013
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About UDC

  • Launched in 1977 through merger of three schools
  • Public
  • Traces its history to 1851 
  • Main campus on Connecticut Avenue in Northwest Washington
  • Community college based at North Capitol Street NE 
  • Classes at other locations in the city
  • Nickname: Firebirds
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 5,353  
  • Tuition and fees for D.C. residents (2013-14) in four-year program: $7,255
  • Tuition and fees for nonresidents in four-program: $14,535

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