Are you thinking of applying to graduate schools in the District of Columbia? This federal district is coextensive with the federal capital, Washington, and is oftentimes referred to simply as Washington, D.C. or just D.C. It is also the capital city of the United States.
The population in the District of Columbia is 658,893 as of a 2014 estimate, which is a 9.5% change from the 2010 estimate. 52.4% of the population of the state has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $65,830. It is the 23rd-most populous city in the United States, and commuters from the surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs raise the city's population to more than one million during the workweek.i
Washington, D.C. is known for its presidential monuments, war memorials, the Congressional Building, The White House, Supreme Court, Smithsonian Institute, the National Zoo, National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Air & Space Museum and more.ii
Learn more about the various graduate programs in the District of Columbia by browsing the listings below.