International Students

Study in the USA

University of the Potomac offers a vibrant multicultural atmosphere. Located in our nation’s capital city, our Washington, D.C. campus shares its location with the headquarters of various government organizations, non-profit organizations, international organizations, and embassies from across the globe. Our Falls Church, Virginia campus is also close to a host of historical and cultural sites providing opportunities to learn in and outside of the classroom.


We also offer resources and support for our international students. From ESL programs and on-campus advisors, we ensure that all students have equal opportunities to learn.

Duolingo English Test

The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with University of the Potomac when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session. The overall score minimum requirement for undergraduate is 80; and for graduate is 90Tips for Your Test Experience Applicants One-Pager

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ESL Program

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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., or Falls Church, Virginia campus.