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GWU School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 3

  • Degree Type:

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

33%

31%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

72%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 1,830-2,090
  • 1,960

  • Average Score

ACT

38%

Average ACT Score

  • 27-32
  • 29

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
AP Credits
Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 74%

  • 80%

  • 80%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > Accounting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Acting Master's Program
  • > Adult and Continuing Education Administration
  • > Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's Program
  • > Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General Master's Program
  • > African Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > American Government and Politics (United States Master's Program
  • > American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Anthropology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Archeology Bachelor's Program
  • > Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Art Therapy/Therapist Master's Program
  • > Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Asian Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law Master's Program
  • > Biochemistry Master's Program
  • > Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Bioinformatics Master's Program
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Biophysics Bachelor's Program
  • > Biostatistics Master's Program
  • > Biotechnology Master's Program
  • > Business Administration and Management, General Master's Program
  • > Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Program
  • > Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
  • > Clinical Psychology Master's Program
  • > Clinical Research Coordinator Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • > Communication, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • > Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Creative Writing Bachelor's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Police Science Bachelor's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Criminalistics and Criminal Science Master's Program
  • > Criminology Master's Program
  • > Curriculum and Instruction Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist Bachelor's Program
  • > Dance, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Dental Clinical Sciences, General Master's Program
  • > Development Economics and International Development Master's Program
  • > Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > Documentary Production
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Economics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Education, Other Master's Program
  • > Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs Master's Program
  • > Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Educational/Instructional Technology
  • > Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Elementary Education and Teaching Master's Program
  • > Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Master's Program
  • > Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law Master's Program
  • > Engineering, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Engineering/Industrial Management Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Environmental Health Master's Program
  • > Environmental Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Epidemiology Master's Program
  • > European Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Evolutionary Biology Master's Program
  • > Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Finance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Forensic Science and Technology Master's Program
  • > French Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > General Studies
  • > Genome Sciences/Genomics Master's Program
  • > Geography Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > German Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other Master's Program
  • > Health Communication Master's Program
  • > Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • > Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Master's Program
  • > Health Services Administration Master's Program
  • > Health/Health Care Administration/Management Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Hematology Technology/Technician Master's Program
  • > Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Human Resources Development Master's Program
  • > Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Post Master's Program
  • > Human Services, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Human/Medical Genetics Bachelor's Program
  • > Immunology
  • > Information Science/Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Interior Design Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > International and Comparative Education Master's Program
  • > International and Intercultural Communication Master's Program
  • > International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Program
  • > International Economics Master's Program
  • > International Law and Legal Studies Master's Program
  • > International Policy Analysis Master's Program
  • > International Public Health/International Health Master's Program
  • > International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Japanese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Jewish/Judaic Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Journalism Bachelor's Program
  • > Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Landscape Architecture Master's Program
  • > Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • > Latin American Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Law
  • > Legal Assistant/Paralegal Master's Program
  • > Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other Master's Program
  • > Legal Support Services, Other Master's Program
  • > Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Mass Communication/Media Studies Master's Program
  • > Mathematics Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Medicine
  • > Meeting and Event Planning Bachelor's Program
  • > Mental Health Counseling/Counselor Master's Program
  • > Microbiology and Immunology Master's Program
  • > Molecular Genetics
  • > Molecular Medicine Master's Program
  • > Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Museology/Museum Studies Master's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program
  • > National Security Policy Studies Master's Program
  • > Near and Middle Eastern Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • > Nursing Administration Master's Program
  • > Nursing Practice
  • > Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Master's Program
  • > Organizational Behavior Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Palliative Care Nursing Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program
  • > Physical and Biological Anthropology Bachelor's Program
  • > Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • > Physician Assistant Master's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Political Communication Bachelor's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Project Management Master's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Administration Master's Program
  • > Public Health Education and Promotion Master's Program
  • > Public Health, General Master's Program
  • > Public Health, Other Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Policy Analysis, General Master's Program
  • > Public Relations/Image Management Master's Program
  • > Publishing Master's Program
  • > Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Program
  • > Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Science, Technology and Society
  • > Secondary Education and Teaching Master's Program
  • > Securities Services Administration/Management Master's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, Other Master's Program
  • > Statistics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Statistics, Other
  • > Systems Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology Master's Program
  • > Tourism and Travel Services Management Master's Program
  • > Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Master's Program
  • > Women's Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $46,674.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $46,674.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 1,611 69% $123,500.00 $4,272.00
Grant Aid 1,565 67% $44,700,304.00 $27,561.00
Student Loan - 43% $186,903.00 $4,713.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 6,306 61% $177,127,423.00 $28,089.00
Pell Grant Aid 1,471 14% $6,283,417.00 $4,272.00
Student Loan 4,146 40% $35,685,091.00 $8,607.00

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Student-Faculty Ratio

12 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$73,789

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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