The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is an urban land grant institution of higher education. Through its community college, flagship, and graduate schools, UDC offers affordable post-secondary education to District of Columbia residents at the certificate, baccalaureate, professional, and graduate levels. These programs prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce, the next level of education, specialized employment opportunities, and life-long learning.
Summary of Services
The University of the District of Columbia provides high-quality learning, research, and public service experience, meeting the needs and interest of students, employees, and research organizations in the District and the surrounding area. The University is governed by a board of trustees as set forth in District of Columbia Official Code Section 38-1202.01, with duties as set forth in Code Section 38-1202.06. The provisions of law applicable to the University’s land-grant status are listed in Code Section 38-1202.09.