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Local Colleges and Universities

The Capitol Area offers a wide variety of graduate, four-year, and community colleges. Most cater to the needs of working students and offer evening, weekend, and online courses. Listed below are just a few of the schools available in the area. (Reference to specific schools is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Coast Guard.)

In addition, the US Coast Guard Learning Portal lists additional educational opportunities available to Coast Guard personnel.

Colleges and Universities in Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia

George Mason University (Fairfax)

Lord Faifax Community College (Middletown)

Mary Washington University (Fredericksburg)

Marymount University (Arlington)

National Graduate School (Multiple Campuses)

National-Louis University (McLean)

Northern Virginia Community College (Multiple Campuses)

Old Dominion University (Loudon)

Stratford University (Falls Church, Woodbridge)

Strayer University (Multiple Campuses)

University of Virginia (Falls Church)

Virginia Tech (Multiple Campuses)

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District of Columbia

American University

Catholic University

Corcoran School of Art

Gallaudet University

George Washington University

Georgetown University

Howard University

Southeastern University

Strayer University

Trinity College

University of the District of Columbia

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Capitol College (Laurel)

College of Notre Dame (Baltimore)

Columbia Union College (Takoma Park)

Coppin State College (Baltimore)

Goucher College (Baltimore)

Hood College (Frederick)

Hagerstown Community College (Hagerstown)

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore)

Loyola College (Baltimore)

Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore)

Montgomery College (Montgomery County)

Morgan State University (Baltimore)

Strayer University (Multiple Campuses)

Towson State University (Towson)

University of Baltimore (Baltimore)

University of Maryland (College Park)

University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore)

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore)

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Last Modified 1/12/2016