George Washington University

Acceptance Rate 43 %
SAT Average 1,360
Tuition & Fees $59,870
Student Population 27,017
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,529

Academic Overview

George Washington University Campus, Washington, DC
George Washington University 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 2022 tuition & fees are $59,870 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 27,017 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 43% and the graduation rate is 85% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of George Washington University are $59,870. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $32,904 on average.
George Washington University 2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at GWU. The acceptance rate of GWU is 43% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 85% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $30,529 and 65% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 27,017 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for George Washington University is 43 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for George Washington University is 85 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for George Washington University is 93 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for George Washington University is 27,017
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for George Washington University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,529 at George Washington University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

GWU offers 462 major programs through online and on-site education where 117 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
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
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
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