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George Washington University

Economics Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 13/6
Student Surveys
(in Economics)
Males: 12, Females: 7
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.6

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

George Washington University
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

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Cornell University
Stanford University
University of California - Berkeley
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.5 Medium
Actual difficulty:4.0 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


George Washington is simply not worth the huge amount of money it costs. Professors are well-known in their fields, it's true, but teaching and res...
GW is a very good school that is constantly improving (even though the administration's decisions are often questionable). I am very impressed by the ...
GW is an interesting school. The good is what the surrounding city can offer to students not GW. You really don't learn anything at this school, it's ...
I have only finished my first semester at GW and have already begun considering transferring for a variety of reasons. First of all, the price. An ...
GWU is definitely not what I expected. Of course, the atmosphere of being in the heart of DC can't be matched, even by the other universities in DC; t...
GW is a really unique university. It combines its incredible location in the heart of DC with interesting professors and internships. There's a large ...
Students and parents really need to examine George Washington and its value. The school claims it has the 3rd best housing in the country, but not ...
even though i have only spent one semester here, i have loved every second of it. of course there are some negatives, but they are easy to get over. t...
GW is very overpriced without making sense, facilities are extremely lousy, especially the dorms, and the library. The administration is unorganized,...
GWU has good academics if you are in the right program. Graduate programs are better and are more highly ranked. Undergraduates, do not expect a struc...
By far the most pretentious, snobby, close-minded and arrogant school in the United States. Vast amounts of wealth, with a large portion of it coming ...
This is a great school for politically involved students and the education you receive is good. That being said, there are plenty of rich, arrogant ki...
Although a terrific school for those wishing to transfer, doing above average in classes taken at above 30 in math or other such advanced courses thro...
The school is great in so many ways. The education is really top notch. The honors program packs a wonderful array of classes. Downsides include ...
Listen. I had a tough time my first semester, not gonna sit here and act like it was freshman bliss and tell you I walked around with an indelible smi...
I realy loved GW. I thought the Econ department was great, and I felt like I learned a lot. After Freshman year when the class sizes became smaller I ...
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