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George Washington University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

GWU Address

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

Tuition + GWU Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $75
Grad Application Fee:$75

Tuition Guarantee:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:7,560
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 11,172
# of Grad students: 17,960
# of Part time: 11
Total Students: 29,132




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

68% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $958

3% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,040

65% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $25,495

41% receive student loans and the average amount is $7,428Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
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
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA N/A
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

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

Applicants Admitted

36% men vs 31% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:8,895
Women Applicants:12,861
Men Admitted:3,187
Women Admitted:4,010

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• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Anthropology
• Applied Mathematics
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