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Program in Security Policy Studies Elliott School of International Affairs The George Washington University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 31%69%
    student ratio
  • 155
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 and capstone project
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 303
    • Accepted 214
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 76
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 2 semesters of introductory economics, 2 years of a modern foreign language or 1 semester of statistics
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students155
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students155
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchU.S. arms transfer policies, military balance in the Third World, U.S. foreign policy, technology and security policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Security Policy Studies

Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University

2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Joanna Spear

Director

Phone: 202-994-1088
Email: jspear@gwu.edu

Mr. Jeff Miles

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-994-7050
Fax: 202-994-9537
Email: esiagrad@gwu.edu



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