Best universities in D.C.

Check out the top universities in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Georgetown
1. Georgetown
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91 local reviews
Georgetown, Washington
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Coral
Entire corridor full of some of the best restaurants in DC and clothing stores. Home to Georgetown University …
Christina
Looking to do some high-end shopping? This is the spot. You can also eat at a wide range of eclectic restauran…
Peter
Wandering around Georgetown offers a lot to see and do and variety from The C&O Canal, to the Potomac River an…
1. Georgetown
1. Georgetown
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91 local reviews
Georgetown, Washington
Coral
Coral
Entire corridor full of some of the best restaurants in DC and clothing stores. Home to Georgetown University and DC cupcakes. Harbor area h…
Christina
Christina
Looking to do some high-end shopping? This is the spot. You can also eat at a wide range of eclectic restaurants or see a game at Georgetown…
Peter
Peter
Wandering around Georgetown offers a lot to see and do and variety from The C&O Canal, to the Potomac River and park, M Street, NW, Georgeto…
2. Brookland-CUA
2. Brookland-CUA
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13 local reviews
Brookland-CUA, Washington
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Glen & Stacey
57Thirteen is located one metro stop from Brookland Metro where there is Catholic University, Dining, and ente…
Valida
Near Catholic University and Restaurants and Basilica
Lisa
This is our nearest metro stop. It's on the red line and gets you to downtown DC easily. You can purchase yo…
2. Brookland-CUA
2. Brookland-CUA
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13 local reviews
Brookland-CUA, Washington
Glen & Stacey
Glen & Stacey
57Thirteen is located one metro stop from Brookland Metro where there is Catholic University, Dining, and entertainment.
Valida
Valida
Near Catholic University and Restaurants and Basilica
Lisa
Lisa
This is our nearest metro stop. It's on the red line and gets you to downtown DC easily. You can purchase your Smartrip metro cards right …
3. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
3. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
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28 local reviews
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington
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Kim
Largest Catholic Basilica in North America. Also, home of Catholic University of America. Beautiful edifice th…
Valida
Awe inspiring art and culture. Catholic Basilica. Catholic University.
Nick And Lylie
The second largest Basilica outside of Rome! Very beautiful architecture indeed.
3. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
3. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
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28 local reviews
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington
Kim
Kim
Largest Catholic Basilica in North America. Also, home of Catholic University of America. Beautiful edifice that is free of charge to visit …
Valida
Valida
Awe inspiring art and culture. Catholic Basilica. Catholic University.
Nick And Lylie
Nick And Lylie
The second largest Basilica outside of Rome! Very beautiful architecture indeed.
4. University of Maryland
4. University of Maryland
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17 local reviews
1132 Regents Drive, College Park
+1 301-405-1000
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Ayesha
University of Maryland College Park Campus
Maclean
University of Maryland in College Park, MD.
Briana
University of Maryland. Great entertainment, cheap drinks... (alcohol) and food!
4. University of Maryland
4. University of Maryland
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17 local reviews
1132 Regents Drive, College Park
+1 301-405-1000
Ayesha
Ayesha
University of Maryland College Park Campus
Maclean
Maclean
University of Maryland in College Park, MD.
Briana
Briana
University of Maryland. Great entertainment, cheap drinks... (alcohol) and food!
5. Georgetown University
5. Georgetown University
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15 local reviews
3700 O Street Northwest, Washington
+1 202-687-0100
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Ramsey
Explore the beautiful, historic campus of Georgetown University! There are always lectures, movie screenings,…
Julia
Its a classic and remains one of Americas pre-eminent Universities in studies of International law, and foreig…
Jason
Some folks like to visit a college... so Georgetown University is a good place to browse if you have more time…
5. Georgetown University
5. Georgetown University
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15 local reviews
3700 O Street Northwest, Washington
+1 202-687-0100
Ramsey
Ramsey
Explore the beautiful, historic campus of Georgetown University! There are always lectures, movie screenings, and countless other activitie…
Julia
Julia
Its a classic and remains one of Americas pre-eminent Universities in studies of International law, and foreign relations. My own parents we…
Jason
Jason
Some folks like to visit a college... so Georgetown University is a good place to browse if you have more time left on your schedule.
6. Howard University
6. Howard University
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10 local reviews
2400 Sixth St NW, Washington
+1 202-806-6100
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Lisa
Really beautiful university campus with lots of history to explore. Worth checking out!
Gabriel
Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black universit…
Ewunike
Established in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, doctoral university, classified as a…
6. Howard University
6. Howard University
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10 local reviews
2400 Sixth St NW, Washington
+1 202-806-6100
Lisa
Lisa
Really beautiful university campus with lots of history to explore. Worth checking out!
Gabriel
Gabriel
Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university in Washington, D.C. It is cl…
Ewunike
Ewunike
Established in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, doctoral university, classified as a high research activity instit…
7. Gallaudet University
7. Gallaudet University
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7 local reviews
800 Florida Avenue Northeast, Washington
+1 202-651-5000
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Jon & Ligia
The world's only university designed for the Deaf or hard of hearing. It has a beautiful campus that is open t…
David
Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hear…
Tony
The premier university in the world for deaf students and deaf studies. This beautiful campus was chartered b…
7. Gallaudet University
7. Gallaudet University
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7 local reviews
800 Florida Avenue Northeast, Washington
+1 202-651-5000
Jon & Ligia
Jon & Ligia
The world's only university designed for the Deaf or hard of hearing. It has a beautiful campus that is open to the public
David
David
Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. Gorgeous Kendall…
Tony
Tony
The premier university in the world for deaf students and deaf studies. This beautiful campus was chartered by Abraham Lincoln and is inter…
8. The Tombs
8. The Tombs
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6 local reviews
1226 36th Street Northwest, Washington
Opening soon
(202) 337-6668
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Julia
A Georgetown University favorite!
john
Classic Georgetown University hang-out. Good food and bar
Julia
A Georgetown University favorite!
8. The Tombs
8. The Tombs
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6 local reviews
1226 36th Street Northwest, Washington
Opening soon
(202) 337-6668
Julia
Julia
A Georgetown University favorite!
john
john
Classic Georgetown University hang-out. Good food and bar
Julia
Julia
A Georgetown University favorite!
9. The Catholic University of America
9. The Catholic University of America
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18 local reviews
620 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-319-5000
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Ewunike
The Catholic University of America, founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo …
Maclean
This is the Catholic University of America. It's a beautiful campus and a very special location.
Anthony
You have to stop by and see the great hall at Catholic University. This is open during business hours and it …
9. The Catholic University of America
9. The Catholic University of America
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18 local reviews
620 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-319-5000
Ewunike
Ewunike
The Catholic University of America, founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, serves as the (one and o…
Maclean
Maclean
This is the Catholic University of America. It's a beautiful campus and a very special location.
Anthony
Anthony
You have to stop by and see the great hall at Catholic University. This is open during business hours and it is a nice building to see even…
10. George Mason University
10. George Mason University
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3 local reviews
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
+1 703-993-1000
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Rony
George Mason University less than 3 miles
Meredith
One of the largest universities in Virginia with a beautiful campus and nationally recognized professors (incl…
Krassimira
Fairfax campus of GMU is located just a few bus stops away from my house.
10. George Mason University
10. George Mason University
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3 local reviews
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
+1 703-993-1000
Rony
Rony
George Mason University less than 3 miles
Meredith
Meredith
One of the largest universities in Virginia with a beautiful campus and nationally recognized professors (including Nobel prize winners!)
Krassimira
Krassimira
Fairfax campus of GMU is located just a few bus stops away from my house.