Potomac College

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4000 Chesapeake Street, NW

Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 686-0876
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
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Potomac College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1989. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 309 and its setting is urban. Its tuition and fees are $12,760 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The educational philosophy of Potomac College is to address the needs and learning styles of a diverse community of learners. This is evident not only in classroom delivery, but also in the structure of the academic programs. These programs have been carefully designed to integrate classroom theory and relevant practical experience. The College endeavors to maximize the tools that are available to the students to enable them to succeed. This will enable the students to master technical and professional skills, and develop leadership and critical thinking skills necessary in today's competitive job market.

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School type proprietary, coed college
Year founded 1989
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar N/A
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Potomac College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 100 percent.

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Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 100.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Potomac College is 9:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 88 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio 9:1
4-year graduation rate 0%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Potomac College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 309, with a gender distribution of 45.3 percent male students and 54.7 percent female students.

Total enrollment 309
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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
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Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Potomac College offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service. Of the students at Potomac College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Potomac College.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $12,760 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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