GWU

George Washington University (GWU) is a semester college located in Washington, District of Columbia. At GWU, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Civil Engineering to American/United States Studies/Civilization and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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GWU
  • 10,406 students
  • 25,260 students
  • 33%
  • GWU Application
  • GWU Website

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
33%
31%
72%
38%
1830 - 2090 / 2400
27 - 31 / 36
SAT

The average total SAT score for students admitted to GWU for the 2012 academic year was 1960. This combined score can be broken into 650 for math, 645 for critical reading and 665 for writing.

610-690 / 800
600-690 / 800
620-710 / 800
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to GWU for the 2013-2014 academic year was 29.

26-31 / 36
27-33 / 36
8-9 / 12
Which score should I submit?

At GWU, 72% of students submitted an SAT score, but GWU accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Recommended Recommended Required Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for students attending GWU is $43,660.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at GWU. In 2013, 67 percent of first-time students attending GWU received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

67%
45%
65%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 1,500 67% - -
Grant Aid 1,441 65% $37,041,396 $25,705
Student Loans 994 45% $7,403,523 $7,448
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 6,231 60% $168,642,401 $27,065
Student Loans 4,288 41% $32,551,585 $7,591
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $20,985 $15,147 $19,503 $26,481 $40,004
2010-2011 $14,670 $13,879 $17,142 $26,141 $35,236
2009-2010 $13,093 $11,345 $16,335 $24,297 $33,787

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 76%
  • 81%
  • 81%
Majors Offered
  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
  • African Studies
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • American Government and Politics (United States
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminalistics and Criminal Science
  • Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Clinical Sciences, General
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Studies
  • Epidemiology
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Genome Sciences/Genomics
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Health Communication
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hematology Technology/Technician
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Human/Medical Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International and Comparative Education
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Law and Legal Studies
  • International Policy Analysis
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
  • Legal Support Services, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Music, General
  • National Security Policy Studies
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Practice
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Project Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Publishing
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Securities Services Administration/Management
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Statistics, General
  • Statistics, Other
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
  • Women's Studies
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
0.072
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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