George Washington University

Washington, District Of Columbia

Overview

Address2121 I Street, NW
School Websitewww.gwu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

George Washington University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Washington, District Of Columbia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 26,512 students applied to George Washington University. Of those students, 11,101 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in George Washington University was $55,140, in addition to fees of $90. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend George Washington University.

George Washington University has a 82% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The George Washington University acceptance rate is 42%. To put this into perspective, 11,101 of the 26,512 students who applied to George Washington University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in George Washington University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into George Washington University had an SAT score between the range of 1,280 and 1,460. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for George Washington University was between 29 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to George Washington University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At George Washington University, the tuition for in-state residents is $55,140. Combined with fees of $90, room and board costs of $13,850, other expenses of $1,525 and the $1,325 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $71,930.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,230 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in George Washington University to $71,930 for out-of-state students.

Students at George Washington University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at George Washington University was $6,989 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 14%.

George Washington University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to George Washington University.

George Washington University has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 86% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 1% of students come from in-state and 11% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at George Washington University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from George Washington University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 32% students enroll at George Washington University part-time; the other 19,099 students enrolled full-time.

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