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American University
37.2% employed in DC
Median Salary
$65,833
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.2% per year since 2015
$57,836
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
17.4%
$35,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$309,107
$3,441
per month for years
62.7%
of median income to debt service
$275,283 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Case Western Reserve University
5.2% employed in DC
Median Salary
$59,288
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+2.4% per year since 2015
$53,674
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
5.3%
$36,016
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$287,705
$3,200
per month for years
64.8%
of median income to debt service
$255,992 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
6% employed in DC
Median Salary
$21,508
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+0% per year since 2015
$16,696
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
71.8%
$1,481
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$125,892
$1,381
per month for years
77%
of median income to debt service
$110,452 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Catholic University of America
36.5% employed in DC
Median Salary
$70,386
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+2.9% per year since 2015
$52,400
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
2.9%
$22,500
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $9,500 (conditional)
Projected Debt
$273,945
$3,045
per month for years
51.9%
of median income to debt service
$243,638 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$307,458
$3,423
per month for years
58.4%
of median income to debt service
$273,815 salary to meet 15% debt service target
William and Mary
18.4% employed in DC
Median Salary
$70,083
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+3.3% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+2.5% per year since 2015
$35,000
 
$44,000
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
3.4%
$25,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$203,184
(VA resident)
$2,250
per month for years
38.5%
of median income to debt service
$179,971 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$235,643
$2,615
per month for years
44.8%
of median income to debt service
$209,195 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Columbia University
5.4% employed in DC
Median Salary
$185,760
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.7% per year since 2015
$72,360
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
0%
$15,000
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $1,500 (not conditional)
Projected Debt
$358,590
$3,997
per month for years
25.8%
of median income to debt service
$319,785 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$363,882
$4,056
per month for years
26.2%
of median income to debt service
$324,504 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Cornell University
7.3% employed in DC
Median Salary
$179,153
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.1% per year since 2015
$67,833
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
16.6%
$20,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$337,082
$3,756
per month for years
25.2%
of median income to debt service
$300,469 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Duke University
11.2% employed in DC
Median Salary
$168,296
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+4% per year since 2015
$67,398
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
9.2%
$30,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$337,237
$3,758
per month for years
26.8%
of median income to debt service
$300,607 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Elon Law School
5.7% employed in DC
Median Salary
$51,273
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.3% per year since 2015
$38,000
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
2.7%
$15,000
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $8,660 (conditional)
Projected Debt
$211,252
$2,340
per month for years
54.8%
of median income to debt service
$187,202 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$241,802
$2,683
per month for years
62.8%
of median income to debt service
$214,663 salary to meet 15% debt service target
George Mason University
31.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$73,870
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+0% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+0% per year since 2015
$25,356
 
$40,742
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
17.9%
$25,354
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$186,740
(VA resident)
$2,065
per month for years
33.5%
of median income to debt service
$165,181 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$241,018
$2,675
per month for years
43.4%
of median income to debt service
$213,967 salary to meet 15% debt service target
George Washington University
41.4% employed in DC
Median Salary
$87,242
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+4% per year since 2015
$63,204
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
19%
$25,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$338,350
$3,770
per month for years
51.9%
of median income to debt service
$301,599 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Georgetown University
40.6% employed in DC
Median Salary
$145,898
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+4% per year since 2015
$64,548
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
39.3%
$30,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$352,279
$3,925
per month for years
32.3%
of median income to debt service
$314,015 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Harvard University
17.8% employed in DC
Median Salary
$172,423
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.6% per year since 2015
$67,080
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
54.8%
$30,323
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$368,118
$4,104
per month for years
28.6%
of median income to debt service
$328,282 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Howard University
33.3% employed in DC
Median Salary
$68,033
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+1% per year since 2015
$35,244
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
51.2%
$14,626
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$244,634
$2,716
per month for years
47.9%
of median income to debt service
$217,275 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Indiana University - Bloomington
8.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$65,238
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+3.6% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+2.4% per year since 2015
$36,648
 
$56,872
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
1.7%
$31,500
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $20,500 (not conditional)
Projected Debt
$139,857
(IN resident)
$1,538
per month for years
28.3%
of median income to debt service
$123,039 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$211,269
$2,340
per month for years
43%
of median income to debt service
$187,217 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$212,177
(IN resident)
$2,350
per month for years
43.2%
of median income to debt service
$188,022 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$283,589
$3,154
per month for years
58%
of median income to debt service
$252,330 salary to meet 15% debt service target
New York University
6.9% employed in DC
Median Salary
$177,207
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.8% per year since 2015
$68,934
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
45.1%
$26,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$371,847
$4,145
per month for years
28.1%
of median income to debt service
$331,607 salary to meet 15% debt service target
North Carolina Central University
4.5% employed in DC
Median Salary
$45,986
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+1.9% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+3.4% per year since 2015
$16,196
 
$38,868
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
3.5%
$8,243
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$131,326
(NC resident)
$1,442
per month for years
37.6%
of median income to debt service
$115,377 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$217,670
$2,412
per month for years
62.9%
of median income to debt service
$192,977 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Ohio State University
5.6% employed in DC
Median Salary
$66,512
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+2.3% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+1.5% per year since 2015
$31,883
 
$46,835
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
4.9%
$20,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$187,177
(OH resident)
$2,070
per month for years
37.3%
of median income to debt service
$165,568 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$240,671
$2,671
per month for years
48.2%
of median income to debt service
$213,659 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Stanford University
15.8% employed in DC
Median Salary
$163,869
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.5% per year since 2015
$64,554
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
25%
$35,457
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$383,939
$4,282
per month for years
31.4%
of median income to debt service
$342,545 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Syracuse University
9.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$60,714
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.3% per year since 2015
$53,638
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
2.2%
$23,000
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $17,000 (not conditional)
Projected Debt
$212,851
$2,359
per month for years
46.6%
of median income to debt service
$188,705 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$272,823
$3,033
per month for years
59.9%
of median income to debt service
$242,641 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of Baltimore
5.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$57,995
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+3% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+2.8% per year since 2015
$32,850
 
$47,958
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
37.7%
$15,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$205,309
(MD resident)
$2,273
per month for years
47%
of median income to debt service
$181,854 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$261,260
$2,903
per month for years
60.1%
of median income to debt service
$232,252 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of California - Berkeley
6.4% employed in DC
Median Salary
$160,316
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+1.7% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+1.3% per year since 2015
$52,016
 
$55,346
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
29.5%
$25,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$300,096
(CA resident)
$3,339
per month for years
25%
of median income to debt service
$267,138 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$311,383
$3,466
per month for years
25.9%
of median income to debt service
$277,310 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of Maryland
13.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$66,335
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+5% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+4.6% per year since 2015
$36,684
 
$52,302
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
22.1%
$20,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$228,834
(MD resident)
$2,538
per month for years
45.9%
of median income to debt service
$203,058 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$288,564
$3,209
per month for years
58.1%
of median income to debt service
$256,756 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of Michigan
13.2% employed in DC
Median Salary
$145,235
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+3.9% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+3.7% per year since 2015
$61,944
 
$64,944
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
1.2%
$27,154
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $17,154 (not conditional)
Projected Debt
$248,086
(MI resident)
$2,754
per month for years
22.8%
of median income to debt service
$220,341 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$259,009
$2,877
per month for years
23.8%
of median income to debt service
$230,147 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$308,601
(MI resident)
$3,435
per month for years
28.4%
of median income to debt service
$274,833 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$319,524
$3,557
per month for years
29.4%
of median income to debt service
$284,561 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of North Carolina
6.7% employed in DC
Median Salary
$68,778
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+1.5% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+1.2% per year since 2015
$24,480
 
$41,626
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
20.7%
$15,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$178,304
(NC resident)
$1,970
per month for years
34.4%
of median income to debt service
$157,576 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$239,959
$2,663
per month for years
46.5%
of median income to debt service
$213,027 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of Pennsylvania
12.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$179,672
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.7% per year since 2015
$67,998
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
40.9%
$25,692
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$350,641
$3,907
per month for years
26.1%
of median income to debt service
$312,555 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of The District of Columbia
25% employed in DC
Median Salary
$60,099
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+5.3% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+4.1% per year since 2015
$14,134
 
$26,266
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
33%
$7,500
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$158,208
(DC resident)
$1,745
per month for years
34.8%
of median income to debt service
$139,563 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$203,892
$2,257
per month for years
45.1%
of median income to debt service
$180,598 salary to meet 15% debt service target
University of Virginia
24.2% employed in DC
Median Salary
$175,653
Target Debt Service
15%
Resident Tuition
+4% per year since 2015
Non-ResidentTuition
+3.8% per year since 2015
$63,200
 
$66,200
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
38.2%
$25,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$309,628
(VA resident)
$3,447
per month for years
23.5%
of median income to debt service
$275,747 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Projected Debt
$320,560
$3,569
per month for years
24.4%
of median income to debt service
$285,483 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Vanderbilt University
13% employed in DC
Median Salary
$129,252
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+4.3% per year since 2015
$60,750
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
15.5%
$30,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$326,630
$3,638
per month for years
33.8%
of median income to debt service
$291,020 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Vermont Law School
7.9% employed in DC
Median Salary
$48,432
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+0.7% per year since 2015
$49,414
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
4.2%
$25,055
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$269,455
$2,994
per month for years
74.2%
of median income to debt service
$239,537 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Wake Forest University
6.9% employed in DC
Median Salary
$63,666
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+2.6% per year since 2015
$47,352
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
4.7%
$36,000
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$250,053
$2,776
per month for years
52.3%
of median income to debt service
$222,088 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Washington and Lee University
9.3% employed in DC
Median Salary
$66,007
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+2.5% per year since 2015
$51,392
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
2.5%
$33,500
 
Historical Annual Scholarship $17,500 (not conditional)
Projected Debt
$195,412
$2,163
per month for years
39.3%
of median income to debt service
$173,009 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$257,148
$2,856
per month for years
51.9%
of median income to debt service
$228,493 salary to meet 15% debt service target
Yale University
21.1% employed in DC
Median Salary
$130,669
Target Debt Service
15%
Tuition
+3.3% per year since 2015
$66,128
 
Paying Full Price
Median Discount
Full-Time Students
26.7%
$32,236
 
Without Any Scholarship Assumes you borrow full cost of attendance
Projected Debt
$327,716
$3,650
per month for years
33.5%
of median income to debt service
$291,988 salary to meet 15% debt service target