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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 7,960
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 66%
Average Aid Amount $28,405
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 2,119
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 81%

Financial Aid Information at GWU

For academic year 2018-2019, Total 7,960 students (66% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarship, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $28,405. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree seeking undergraduate students), 2,119 students (81% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at George Washington University is $54,538, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2018-2019, total 7,960 students (66% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $28,405. It includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at George Washington University for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at George Washington University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid7,96066%$28,405
Pell Grants1,70814%$4,424
Federal Student Loans4,35936%$7,425

Beginning Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2018-2019, total 2,119 beginning students (81% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 2,119 students (81% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. Below table shows the number and amount by source of financial aid at George Washington University.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at George Washington University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid2,11981%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources2,08480%$29,643
Federal Grants36914%$6,989
Pell Grants33713%$4,541
Other Federal Grants34213%$3,066
State/Local Grants351%$1,493
Institutional Grants2,07880%$28,463
Student Loans1,13343%$7,383
Federal Student Loans1,12143%$6,172
Other Student Loans612%$23,719