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University of the Potomac

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University of the Potomac is a regionally accredited higher education institution offering on campus and online learning experiences. Our high-quality, affordable associate’s degree,  bachelor’s degree, master’s degree programs and professional certificates make education accessible to anyone who wants to elevate their learning and their life.


University of the Potomac was originally established in 1989 as Potomac Educational Foundation to operate an educational institution of higher learning. In 1991, it became Potomac College, a two-year, upper division degree-completion institution in Rockville, Maryland serving working adults who were currently employed and were seeking to complete their college degrees.


University of the Potomac offers a variety of online degree and certificate programs and location-based learning for students in the Washington, D.C. and Virginia areas. Whether you are in pursuit of your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree, we offer online programs and specializations, and make the same programs available for those who prefer an on-campus experience.


 Both on your first day of class and your first day after graduation, Career Resources will help you navigate your career path and make good choices.

Student services

The Department of Student and Retention Services focuses on student success and ensuring a quality educational experience at University of the Potomac. Collaboratively working with students, faculty, community members, administration, and staff to create a culture that challenges students intellectually and supports them academically while enhancing their personal discovery, learning and engagement.

Campus life

  • University of the Potomac is here to serve you. We offer the convenience of taking a class online, anywhere around the world, or at our Washington, D.C., Falls Church, Virginia campus or Chicago location.
  • Our Washington, D.C. campus is conveniently located in the heart of the city’s government and business district, three blocks from the White House. In addition to providing the latest amenities in a modern setting, the campus is located adjacent to the McPherson Square metro station, and just three blocks from Metro Center, making it easy to commute to and from classes.

University of the Potomac is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States

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