George Washington University

Acceptance Rate 41 %
SAT Average 1,375
Tuition & Fees $54,538
Student Population 28,172
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $28,405

GWU Academic Overview

George Washington University Campus, Washington, DC
George Washington University (GWU) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Washington, District of Columbia. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees of George Washington University is $54,538 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 28,172 students are enrolled into GWU. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 41% and the graduation rate is 82% last year.
The salary after graduation from George Washington University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $82,400. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

GWU 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, George Washington University tuition and fees are $54,538 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $31,824 for all graduate students.
George Washington University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] George Washington University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at GWU

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at GWU. The acceptance rate of GWU is 41% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 82% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $28,405 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants of scholarship aid. Total 28,172 students are attending GWU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
[Chart] George Washington University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for George Washington University is 41 %.
Graduation Rate for George Washington University is 82 %
Retention Rate for George Washington University is 93 %
Student Population for George Washington University is 28,172
Student to Faculty Rate for George Washington University is 13 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $28,405 at George Washington University.

Offered Degrees at George Washington University

GWU offers 462 major programs through online and on-site education where 117 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at George Washington University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate30
Associate's Degree82
Two but less than four years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree988
Post Bachelor's Degree10039
Master's Degree16450
Post Master's Degree217
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship542
Doctor's degree - professional practice139

Special Learning Opportunities

George Washington University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities at George Washington University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:8,013)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $2,800)

Veterans Benefits

George Washington University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at George Washington University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges