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George Washington University

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at GWU
By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB+
Civil EngineeringC-
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC+
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Interior DesignA+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Music - PerformanceA
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalA+
Public HealthA-

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Quotes touching on Education Quality

“... First, living in DC is an education in and of itself which greatly supplements everything you learn in the classroom ...”
“... The kids I go to class with care more about their clothes than their education ...”
“... There are a lot more prestigous schools that can give you a high quality education and make you feel like the money is well spent ...”
“... Those positives all seem irrelevant when realize you are paying 160,000 for a state school education ...”
“... People here are not creative, they are generally trendy and uninteresting, they are also very career-minded rather than interested in getting a g...”
“... Overall I would not recommed this school to students looking for a good education ...”
“... I received a good education, but I had to fight for it at GWU ...”
“... (and got a much better education for far less money ...”
“... As a result, grade inflation is rampant in every department and no one takes their education seriously ...”
“... Personally, I don't think the education is worth the money ...”
“... In computer science, in higher education, valuable knowledge comes from *experienced* individuals (the experienced are much better with articulat...”
“... Havard, Yale, Princeton, Penn, and Duke's prices are comparable, but the education is TONS better ...”
“... Don't be fooled by the price tag of the school - by no means are you buying an education ...”
“... Anyone that desires to learn instead of getting the grades and creating a resume is sorely disappointed by the quality of education and the l...”
“... this isn't an education, but preparation for a career and a life that you haven't even had time to think about ...”
“... As for the quality of the education, faculty are as arrogant as the students, and the students care more about their appearance and living the...”
“... the people suck, i didnt get a good education, i do not recommend it ...”
“... Really shows the character private schools gave them, and not to mention the educational intelligence (why didn't the students go to a Ivy League...”
“... I ended up transferring to great state school, paid less than a 1/3 of what gw was and the education is a million times better ...”
“... GWU is grossly overpriced, and appears committed to $$ more than an education ...”
“... I thought that I would get a good education and college experience ...”
“... George Washington University offers a top rated education in an excellent location ...”
“... Those who want to receive the most dynamic education possible should come to GW ...”
“... GW is a good mix of cosmopolitan city life and a college education ...”
“... that comprise the university, but it is, for the most part, a cooperative yet competitive educational spirit ...”
“... For Computer Science: the education you'll get is good, not the best, but good ...”
“... I find the professors to be brilliant - I am getting a very broad comm education including an amazing PR class and the opportunity to write and c...”
“... Think--a first rate education at a fixed tuition contoured to your family need ...”
“... And you know, I thank those people that can afford the most expensive shoes, bags, and cars because they helped to pay for my education ...”
“... Attending the numerous speakers and panels at the Elliott School has added so much to my education that I would have otherwise forgone ...”
“... In this sense, I think the notion that "your education is what you make of it" would fit very well as a description of GW ...”
“... I felt like I was getting a true, serious, world-class, Grade A top-notch education ...”
“... This is a great school for politically involved students and the education you receive is good ...”
“... The education is really top notch ...”
“... I should think it difficult to replicate the overall balance of conservative/liberal education and access to real-time and practical study (inste...”
“... Colgate University: $31,440 Source: Chronicle for Higher Education Only Number 5 ...”
“... My education both inside and outside the classroom has been unbeatable, and I cannot imagine my life without GWU as a part of it ...”
“... MOST EXPENSIVE COLLEGES Here's a list of the most expensive tuition bills for 2005-06, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education ...”
“... I got the best academic education at GWU ...”
“... That said, if you want to study the social sciences, you'll get an amazing education ...”
“... Stimulating, engaging students, a very solid education ...”
“... Although I got a decent education at GW, I wouldn't say it was monetarily worth it, even with the half-tuition scholarship I received ...”
“... They also give good advices and point you in the right direction so that you get the best out of your education ...”
“... I am very impressed by the quality of education that I am receiving and the DC area affords unparalleled internship opportunities (GW has the hig...”
“... It's the luck of the draw what class you get into and your choice is between an easy A with no education or an F and a learning experience ...”
“... Who GW is for is motivated and adventurous individuals that want to receive a quality education while living in one of the most beautiful ci...”
“... Your education will be practical, your internships fabulous, and the networking possibilities endless ...”
“... Both schools I attended were ranked much higher than GW, but the education I received did not come CLOSE to GW's standards ...”
“... The second group is filled with some of the most motivated, engaged, intellectually capable young people who are HERE because they see the value ...”
“... There are a few people who know how to have fun without shitting their pants from drinking too much (true story) and who know the value of educat...”

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