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George Washington University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

GWU Address

2121 EYE ST NW
General info:(202) 994-1000
Financial aid office:(202) 994-6620
Admissions office:(202) 994-6040
University Homepage

Tuition + GWU Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $75
Grad Application Fee: $75

Tuition Guarantee: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:8245
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 11,503
# of Grad students: 18,384
# of Part time: 10
Total Students: 29,887




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

68% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $3,718

5% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $630

64% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $11,132

48% receive student loans and the average amount is $4,416
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

MD Medical Program
Law Program

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

33% men vs 31% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 9,082
Number of Women Applicants: 12,351
Number of Men Admitted: 2,990
Number of Women Admitted: 3,803

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Accounting Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Acting
• Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
• Adult and Continuing Education Administration Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Advanced Legal Research/Studies General
• Allied Health Diagnostic Intervention and Treatment Professions Other
• American Government and Politics (United States
• American Government and Politics (United States Postbaccalaureate certificate
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• American/United States Studies/Civilization Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Anthropology
• Applied Mathematics General
• Archeology
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art Therapy/Therapist
• Art Therapy/Therapist Postbaccalaureate certificate
• 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
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biology/Biological Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biophysics
• Biostatistics
• Biostatistics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biotechnology
• Blood Bank Technology Specialist Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Business Management Marketing and Related Support Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Business/Commerce General
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chinese Language and Literature
• Civil Engineering General
• Civil Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Clinical Psychology
• Clinical Psychology Phd(Professional practice)
• Clinical Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Clinical Research Coordinator
• Clinical Research Coordinator Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
• Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Communication General
• Community Organization and Advocacy Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Science
• Computer Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Science Post-master's certificate
• Computer Teacher Education
• Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Post-master's certificate
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Creative Writing
• Criminal Justice/Police Science
• Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
• Criminology
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Curriculum and Instruction Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Curriculum and Instruction Post-master's certificate
• Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
• Dance General
• Dental Clinical Sciences General
• Development Economics and International Development
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Documentary Production Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• Economics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education Other
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
• Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Educational Leadership and Administration General
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Post-master's certificate
• Educational/Instructional Technology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Post-master's certificate
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Energy Environment and Natural Resources Law
• Engineering/Industrial Management
• Engineering/Industrial Management Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering/Industrial Management Post-master's certificate
• Engineering/Industrial Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Environmental Health
• Environmental Health Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Environmental Health Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Environmental Studies
• Epidemiology
• Epidemiology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Epidemiology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• European Studies/Civilization
• Evolutionary Biology
• Evolutionary Biology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
• Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate
• Finance General
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Forensic Science and Technology
• French Language and Literature
• General Studies
• Genetics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Genome Sciences/Genomics
• Geography
• Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences Other
• German Language and Literature
• Health Communication
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Other
• Health Services Administration
• Health Services Administration Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health and Medical Administrative Services Other
• Health and Medical Administrative Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Health and Medical Administrative Services Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Hematology Technology/Technician
• Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
• Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Post-master's certificate
• Hispanic and Latin American Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Resources Development
• Human Resources Development Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Resources Development Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General Post-master's certificate
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Human Services General
• Human/Medical Genetics
• Information Science/Studies
• Interior Design
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Economics
• International Law and Legal Studies
• International Policy Analysis
• International Policy Analysis Postbaccalaureate certificate
• International Public Health/International Health
• International Public Health/International Health Postbaccalaureate certificate
• International Relations and Affairs
• International and Comparative Education
• International and Intercultural Communication
• Japanese Language and Literature
• Jewish/Judaic Studies
• Journalism
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Landscape Architecture
• Landscape Architecture Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Latin American Studies
• Latin American Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Law Phd(Professional practice)
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies Other
• Legal Support Services Other
• Legal Support Services Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mass Communication/Media Studies
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics General Award of less than 1 academic year
• Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering Post-master's certificate
• Medicine Phd(Professional practice)
• Meeting and Event Planning
• Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
• Microbiology General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Microbiology and Immunology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Molecular Genetics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Molecular Medicine
• Molecular Medicine Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Museology/Museum Studies
• Museology/Museum Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Music General
• National Security Policy Studies
• National Security Policy Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Near and Middle Eastern Studies
• Near and Middle Eastern Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Neuroscience
• Neuroscience Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Nursing Administration
• Nursing Practice Phd(Professional practice)
• Nursing Practice Post-master's certificate
• Organizational Behavior Studies
• Palliative Care Nursing
• Palliative Care Nursing Post-master's certificate
• Pharmacology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Philosophy
• Physical Therapy/Therapist Phd(Professional practice)
• Physical and Biological Anthropology
• Physician Assistant
• Physician Assistant Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Physics General
• Physics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physics Teacher Education
• Political Communication
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Project Management
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Public Administration
• Public Health General
• Public Health General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Public Health Other
• Public Health Education and Promotion
• Public Policy Analysis General
• Public Policy Analysis General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Relations/Image Management
• Publishing
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Russian Language and Literature
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Securities Services Administration/Management
• Securities Services Administration/Management Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Special Education and Teaching General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Special Education and Teaching General Post-master's certificate
• Special Education and Teaching General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Special Education and Teaching Other
• Special Education and Teaching Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Statistics General
• Statistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Statistics General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Statistics Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Systems Engineering
• Systems Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Systems Engineering Post-master's certificate
• Systems Engineering Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Tourism and Travel Services Management
• Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
• Women's Studies
• Women's Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate

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