University of the District of Columbia College of Agriculture, Sustainability & Environmental Sciences

Washington, DC

Founded in 1851

Motto: "Aspire, Accomplish, Take on the World"






Acceptance Rate

$5,888 / $12,416

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is an urban land-grant university that offers associate, baccalaureate, graduate and professional degree programs, as well as community education and certificate programs to learners of all ages. The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) embodies the land-grant tradition of UDC. In addition to offering innovative academic programs in urban architecture and community development, urban sustainability, health education, nursing, and nutrition and dietetics, we also offer a wide range of community education programs through our five land-grant centers (1) The Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education , (2) The Center for Sustainable Development & Resilience which includes the Water Resources Research Institute, (3) The Center for Nutrition Diet & Health which includes the Institute of Gerontology, (4) The Center for 4-H & Youth Development, and (5) The Center for Architectural Research & Building Science.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Nutrition
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Urban Sustainability
  • Water Resources Management
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Total Enrollment: 4,270

Agricultural Students: 57

Male Female Student Ratio: 37%/63%

Acceptance Rate: 65%


Application Fee: $35

Application Deadline: May 15

Target GPA: 2.1


In-State: $5,888

Out-of-State: $12,416

Room and Board: $16,425

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational