George Washington University

Acceptance Rate 49.71 %
SAT Average 1,400
2023 Tuition & Fees $62,200
Student Population 26,457
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $29,357

Academic Overview

George Washington University Campus, Washington, DC
George Washington University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $62,200 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $33,984.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,457 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 49.71% and the graduation rate is 84% 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 the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, GWU's tuition & fees is $62,200. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $33,984.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at GWU. The acceptance rate of GWU is 49.71% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18.99%. The average graduation rate is 84% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,357 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,457 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for George Washington University is 49.71 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for George Washington University is 84 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for George Washington University is 91 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for George Washington University is 26,457
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for George Washington University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,357 at George Washington University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1918 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Online Applicationhttps://undergraduate.admissions.gwu.edu/apply-gw
Financial Aidhttps://financialaid.gwu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://financialaid.gwu.edu/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://military.gwu.edu/how-use-yrp-benefits
Disability Servicehttps://disabilitysupport.gwu.edu/

Offered Degrees

GWU offers 487 major programs through online and on-site education where 67 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)591
Doctorate (Practical)139
1-2 Years Certificate30
2-4 Years Certificate10
Post-Bachelor's Certificate10917
Post-Master's Certificate218

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
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,693)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,240)

Veterans Benefits

George Washington University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
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