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.
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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.
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.
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