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2021 Best General Education Schools in District of Columbia

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Finding the Best General Education School for You

General Education is the #94 most popular major in District of Columbia with 68 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best General Education Schools in District of Columbia ranking. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in District of Columbia to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school us, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in District of Columbia

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Top District of Columbia Schools in Education

Our 2021 rankings named Catholic University of America the best school in District of Columbia for general education students. CUA is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

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Howard University

Washington, DC

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Howard University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in District of Columbia list. Located in the large city of Washington, Howard is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Trinity Washington University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in District of Columbia list. Trinity College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best General Education Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 567
Pennsylvania 1,094
Maryland 1,258
New Jersey 798
Delaware 113

One of 14 majors within the area of study, general education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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