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University of the Potomac

Herndon, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

2070 Chain Bridge Road

Vienna, VA 22182

https://potomac.edu/

Admission Office

2070 Chain Bridge Road

Vienna, VA 22182

(703) 709-5875

Fax : (703) 709-8972

admissions@potomac.edu

Admissions Director

Type of School

Small

For-Profit

college of business

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 2604

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 40

School Calendar

Continuous

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Continuous

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 65.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 25.0%

Associates
Business/Marketing : 65.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 25.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Accounting and Business/Management C
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General B
Information Resources Management A
International Business/Trade/Commerce A B C
Knowledge Management C
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management C
Management Information Systems, General B
Office Management and Supervision C
Operations Management and Supervision A C
Project Management C
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General A B
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance A B C M
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager A B C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Globalization Studies C

Security & Protective Services
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Accelerated Program

Independent Study

Internships

Extended Class Availability

Saturday Classes

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

16 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 30 miles from Washington, DC.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 40

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 40

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 25

Race/Ethnicity

Black African American : 5.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 5.0%

White : 5.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 84.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 125

Admitted : 78

Enrolled : 30

Somewhat selective 62.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Andrea Ford

Financial aid office phone : (202) 274-2327

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

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Out-of-state tuition and fees:

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Room only:

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Books and supplies:

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Estimated personal expenses:

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Transportation expenses:

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Estimated Total In-state:

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 42

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 84

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 36

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $100.00

Annual College Costs

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser