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District of Columbia, University of the

District of Columbia, University of the, at Washington, D.C. coeducational land-grant and federally supported est. 1976 with the merger of three existing colleges predominantly African American. It comprises the Georgia-Harvard Street campus, with a school of education the Mount Vernon Square campus, with a school of business and public management and the Van Ness campus, with programs in liberal and fine arts, life sciences, physical science, and engineering and technology.

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