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Department of Forensic Sciences Columbian College of Arts and Sciences The George Washington University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 119
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • High-Technology Crime Investigation Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
    • Crime Scene Investigation Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
    • Forensic Chemistry Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
    • Forensic Molecular Biology Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
    • Forensic Toxicology Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
    • Security Management Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 148
    • Accepted 113
    • Acceptance Rate 76
    • Enrolled 59
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 16th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students119
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students119
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Location & Contact

Department of Forensic Sciences

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
The George Washington University

2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Dr. Victor Weedn

Chair

Phone: 202-994-6977
Email: vweedn@gwu.edu

Phone: 202-994-6210
Fax: 202-994-6213
Email: askccas@gwu.edu



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