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George Washington University

Washington, DC
University Website: www.gwu.edu
Apply Online: www.gwu.edu/apply/undergraduateadmissions/applytogw
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The George Washington University (GW, GWU, or George Washington) is a comprehensive private, coeducational research university located in Washington, D.C.. It awards certificates, Bachelor degrees, Masters degrees, and PhDs across several dozen disciplines. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821 as The Columbian College in the District of Columbia.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $42,332.00 avg tuition

2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
(202) 994-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.gwu.edu/apply/
Financial Aid:
gwired.gwu.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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George Washington University

Statistics:
Applied 21,433
Admitted 6,793 32%
Enrolled total 2,393
Full Time: 2,383
Part Time 10
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 600 690
SAT Math 610 700
SAT Writing 620 700
ACT Composite 27 31
ACT English 27 33
ACT Math 26 31
ACT Writing 8 10
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 94%
4-year graduation rate 76%
6-year graduation rate 81%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

George Washington University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $42,332.00 $42,332.00 $42,332.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,227.00 $1,227.00 $1,227.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,230.00 $22,230.00 $22,230.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $27.00 $27.00 $27.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,235.00 $1,235.00 $1,235.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,325.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,400.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $75.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,275.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 73%
Percent receiving grant aid 71%
Avg amount of grant aid $27,832.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 49%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,675.00

George Washington University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Landscape Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X X
European Studies/Civilization X X
Latin American Studies X X
Near and Middle Eastern Studies X X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biophysics X
Biostatistics X
Biotechnology X
Epidemiology X
Evolutionary Biology X
Genome Sciences/Genomics X
Human/Medical Genetics X
Molecular Medicine X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Development X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Meeting and Event Planning X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Project Management X
Tourism and Travel Services Management X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Health Communication X
International and Intercultural Communication X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Political Communication X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Publishing X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Computer Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, Other X
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
International and Comparative Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Physics Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Special Education and Teaching, Other X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Systems Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other X
Art Therapy/Therapist X
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical Research Coordinator X X
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General X
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Environmental Health X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X X
Health Services Administration X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X X
Hematology Technology/Technician X
International Public Health/International Health X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Nursing Administration X
Palliative Care Nursing X
Physician Assistant X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Public Health, General X
Public Health, Other X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
Forensic Science and Technology X
Securities Services Administration/Management X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law X
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law X
International Law and Legal Studies X
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other X
Legal Support Services, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Museology/Museum Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
International Policy Analysis X
Public Administration X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
American Government and Politics (United States) X
Anthropology X X
Archeology X
Criminology X
Development Economics and International Development X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
International Economics X
International Relations and Affairs X X
National Security Policy Studies X
Physical and Biological Anthropology X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Interior Design X X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Washington, DC

Name Amount Deadline
Jane and Clem Werner Scholarship $5000 February 15, 2015
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies February 19, 2015
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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