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UNIVERSITY OF POTOMAC, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington, District of ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1989Established Year
  276Enrollment

University of Potomac: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Bhavya Rawal Bhavya Rawal
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The University of Potomac is one of the leading universities offering the best education to the students. The university offers affordable and accessible education in various career-oriented disciplines, along with providing them a chance to choose from diversified undergraduate and graduate courses. 

Some of the highly sought-after graduate degrees include Master of Business Administration, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Science in Information Technology among others offered for students to study in the USA.

Accreditations

  • The University of the Potomac has received accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • The main campus of the University of the Potomac which is located in Washington is licensed to operate in the District of Columbia by the Higher Education Licensure Commission of the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education.
  • The University’s Branch campus is certified by The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to provide education to the students in Virginia.
  • Also, Potomac’s Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degree programs has received approval by the Veterans Administration for veteran training.
  • The University of the Potomac is unranked in Business Schools.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment year1991
No. of CampusesTwo
Student Satisfaction rate89%
Test score acceptedTOEFL, IELTS
Mode of ProgramFull time/Online
Official Websitepotomac.edu

University of Potomac Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs

Potomac offers Associate, bachelors, masters and certificate programs, which a student can choose as per his/her area of interest. 

  • There are many online degrees, certificate programs and location-based learning available to the students in the Washington and Virginia areas. 
  • Some of the bachelor’s and associate degree offerings include Business, Accounting, International Business, Information Technology, Cyber Security, etc.
  • The university also offers online learning which is a plus point for students who are serious about getting a great education and earning a degree, and look for an online learning experience. 
  • The students opting for online programs get the same quality of education which is offered in the classrooms.
  • The practitioner-led curriculum is aimed at building a strong foundation in general education. Teachings at the university are provided by professionally and academically qualified faculty who are committed to student success.

Campus

  • The university has two campuses which are located at Washington, D.C. and Falls Church, Virginia campus.
  • Washington, D.C. campus is situated in the heart of the city’s government and business district, three blocks from the White House. 
  • All the latest and modern facilities are provided to the students at the campus which is located adjacent to the McPherson Square metro station, and just three blocks away from Metro Center.
  • The university’ Falls Church, Virginia campus is also located near to many historical and cultural sites that offer a learning opportunity to the students, inside and outside the classrooms. 
  • The Virginia campus is located 15 minutes from Arlington, VA, and the Maryland border.
  • In addition to providing the best services to the national students, the university also offers the best of the resources and support to its international students as well. 

From ESL programs and on-campus advisors, all the international students get equal opportunities to learn at both the campuses

Residence

  • The University of Potomac offers housing assistance to the students coming from different parts of the world in getting the best and affordable housing.
  • The international students get resources and support from the university, from ESL programs and on-campus advisors, equal learning opportunities are provided to the students.
  • International Students can also look for off-campus housing to study in the USA.

Admission Process

  • Application: Online
  • Application Deadline:
    • Early action deadline- November 01
    • Regular decision Deadlines- January 15
  • General Requirements: 
    • ACT and/or SAT scores
    • Personal essay
    • Original academic transcripts/mark sheets
    • Official program completion certificate/Degree/Diploma.
  • Additional requirements
    • Passport issued by official authorities
    • Birth certificate
    • Valid student Visa
    • Signed a confidential statement of finances
    • References
    • Affidavit of support accompanied with an official bank statement and official scholarship letter (if any)

Note: The students have to deposit USD 500 as an enrolment deposit at the time of admission.

TOEFL/IELTS Score

TestUGPG
TOEFLPBT-500 /IBT-60PBT-550/ iBT-70
IELTS6.06.5

University of Potomac Cost of Attendance

The international students need to get prepared for the following expenses while studying at the college.

Cost (Course)FeesTotal Program Cost
Associate DegreeTuition Per 3 Credit – USD 1,764USD 37,780
Bachelor DegreeTuition Per 3 Credit – USD 1,764USD 75,560
Master DegreeTuition Per 3 Credit – USD 2,700USD 33,750
Professional CertificateTuition Per 3 Credit – USD 720USD 4,995

The average cost of attendance of a student studying at University of Potomac are:

ExpensesFees
Books and Supplies500 USD – 1,000 USD
Room and Board8,814 USD
Personal Expenses800 USD – 1,000 USD
International Student Enrollment Deposit500 USD

Financial Aids

The University of Potomac offers financial aid to it's students in the form of scholarships, loans, grants, etc. Some of the available aid for international students are:

  • International Students Tuition Scholarship Program: 
  • The International Students Tuition Scholarship is available to new international students who plan to do a full-time course at the University of the Potomac. 
  • The scholarship amount will cover up to 35% of the normal international student tuition cost, and the scholarship is available to both, first-time undergraduate and graduate students, and can be renewed provided the student maintains an acceptable academic record.
  • Only tuition charges are covered under the scholarship amount and the students are supposed to pay all the entry and semester fees.
  • The scholarship can also be used for the year-round study.

International Students can also apply for external scholarships or apply for educational loans to fund their higher education.

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University of Potomac Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population276
FAFSA Code032183
Application Cost$130
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$15,012 / Year

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6- -

Attendance Cost

$15,012

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,012 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,200 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$11,752 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$8,400 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,200 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$8,400 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
+1-202-274-2300
TELEPHONE
1401 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
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Airport

United Limo PRO0.55 Km
A2 Global Shipping1.8 Km
Spirit of Washington Heliport3.07 Km
Hospital Helipad 13.39 Km
Hospital Helipad 23.4 Km
Helipad Hospital 033.41 Km
WHC Heliport3.43 Km
Hospital Helipad4.08 Km
Washington DC South Capitol Street Heliport LLC4.1 Km
Aircraft Noise Complaint Center4.89 Km
Baltimore/Washington airport4.95 Km
DC General Hospital ACCC Heliport5.18 Km
American Airlines departure terminal ronald reagan national airport5.23 Km
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport5.52 Km
Signature Flight Support DCA - Washington National Airport6.31 Km
Anacostia Helicopter Facility6.35 Km
Air General6.42 Km
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Shopping Mall

CityCenterDC0.58 Km
Washington Square0.8 Km
The Rappaport Companies0.91 Km
Gallery Place0.98 Km
City Vista1.26 Km
Shops at The Columbia1.78 Km
The Washington Harbour2.41 Km
Cady's Alley3.01 Km
DC USA3.25 Km
Rosslyn Center3.49 Km
Rhode Island Avenue Shopping Center3.79 Km
Hechinger Mall4.47 Km
Pentagon Row4.83 Km
Crystal City Shops4.95 Km
Ballston Quarter7.21 Km
Potomac Yard Center7.28 Km
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Super Market

Capitol Supermarket0.85 Km
Whole Foods Market0.99 Km
Hana Market1.93 Km
Market Poultry3.48 Km
Family Dollar3.6 Km
Prospect Market3.7 Km
Glover Park Market4.22 Km
ALDI4.7 Km
Fort Myer Commissary5.16 Km
Trader Joe's5.61 Km
Bolling Commissary6.45 Km
Rodman's7.63 Km
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Book Store

Busboys and Poets1.25 Km
Second Story Books1.5 Km
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe1.52 Km
Georgetown Law Bookstore1.7 Km
Secret Pleasures Boutique1.83 Km
Gospel Spreading Bible Bookstore2 Km
Bridge Street Books2.25 Km
Lost City Books2.56 Km
Tugooh Toys2.89 Km
Capitol Hill Books3.49 Km
Trinity University Bookstore3.87 Km
Barnes and Noble College4.67 Km
UDC Bookstore5.59 Km
American University Campus Store6.43 Km
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