GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY - [GWU], WASHINGTON

Washington, District of ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  27973Enrollment

George Washington University is a private research university located in Washington D.C., United States. Established in 1821 as Columbian College, the university is one of the only five universities in the US founded by a Congressional Charter.

More than 26,000 students are enrolled into undergraduate and graduate programs every year at the university. The most popular programs at George Washington University are -

  • Social Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • Health Professions and Related Programs
  • Engineering
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

Why Choose George Washington University?

  • GWU had an annual financial endowment of $1.7 billion for 2017
  • Ranked #1 as the most politically active university in the US by the Princeton Review.
  • Unparalleled access to multinational corporations, international institutes, the governments of 177 countries, and global media outlets through their resident embassies.
  • University provides over 120,000 internship opportunities at organizations like the White House, World Bank, Bloomingdale’s, PwC, Discovery Communications.
  • 91% of graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation from the university.
  • The university contributes over $530 million to local economy.
  • The university is associated with a number of Nobel laureates, MacArthur fellows, Olympic athletes, Academy Award and Golden Globe winners, and Time 100 notables.

George Washington University Schools and Programs

George Washington University offers more than 100 undergraduate, 230 graduate, certificate, doctoral, and 100 online programs under 14 colleges and schools –

  • Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
  • Corcoran School of the Arts and Design
  • School of Business
  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Elliot School of International Affairs
  • GW Law
  • School of Media and Public Affairs
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Political Management
  • College of Professional Studies
  • Milken Institute School of Public Health
  • Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

Campuses Housing Facilities at George Washington University

George Washington University has three campuses in Washington D.C. – Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon, and Virginia Science and Technology campus. The campus hosts numerous research centers and institutes which includes the National Security Archive and the Institute for International Economic Policy.

There are 26 residence halls on the Mount Vernon and Foggy Bottom campuses which accommodate 70% of total student population on campus. All the first year students are required to live on campus.

George Washington University Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for Admission into George Washington University

  • Application form
  • Writing supplement(undergraduate applicants)
  • Official transcripts
  • Optional test scores – SAT (5246) or ACT (0664)
  • English Proficiency requirements – IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (90), or PTE Academic (61)
  • School reports
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Optional documents (sample bank letter, certificate of deposit, etc.)
  • Resume or CV(graduate applicants)

Admission Process

  • Applications for UG programs must be submitted through Common or Coalition Application
  • Applications for graduate programs are to be submitted on the official GWU website
  • The application fee for UG applications is $75
  • The application fee for graduate applications is $80

George Washington University Cost of Attendance

The estimated average annual cost of attendance at George Washington University is tabulated below –

CategoryAmount
Average Tuition Fee$55,140
Student Association Fee$90
Matriculation Fee$350
Room & Board$13,850
Books/Supplies$1,325
Personal/Miscellaneous Expenses$1,525
Transportation$1,075
Total$73,355

Scholarships and Financial Aids offered at George Washington University

  • Students may receive awards between $4,000 to $20,000 each year in scholarships
  • More than 66% of students receive some form of financial aid
  • Average annual award offered to students in 2017 was $31,471.
  • Financial assistance is provided as scholarships, grants and work-study program

George Washington University Alumni

George Washington University has more than 275,000 people in its alumni network in 134 countries worldwide. The alumni are offered the following benefits by the university –

  • Career resources
  • Discount vouchers
  • Tour programs
  • On-campus resources

List of a few Notable Alumni-

  • Jacqueline Kennedy – Former First Lady of the United States
  • David Falk – CEO of Falk Associates Management Enterprise
  • David Haggerty – President of International Tennis Federation
  • Alec Baldwin – Award-winning actor, comedian, producer, and writer
  • Eric Cantor – Former congressman
  • Dana Bash – CNN chief political correspondent
  • Dr. Ralph A. Alpher – Physicist
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$32,580 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
15 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$32,580 PER
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4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$54,395 - 62,389 PER
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6 monthsfull-timeEnglish
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16 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$32,580 PER
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$32,580 PER
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YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
6 monthsfull-timeEnglish
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15 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$32,580 PER
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6 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$1,704 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
16 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$32,580 PER
YEAR

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$54,395 - 62,389 PER
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$1,704 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$32,580 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$32,580 PER
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21 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$32,580 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,395 - 62,389 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 32,580
Bachelors Tuition Fees$54692.51
Post graduate Tuition Fees$32580
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 13,045
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
27,973
International Students
840
Male : Female Ratio
40:60
Student : Faculty Ratio
13:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
November 12, 2019
Start of Application process July 01, 2018
End of Application process November 12, 2019
Application Fee
$ 75
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
40.2%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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