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The George Washington University

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University is a University institution located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Phone: 202-994-1000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Genetics, Other Checkmark
Human/medical Genetics Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Pharmacology And Toxicology, Other Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Meeting And Event Planning Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical Research Coordinator Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Histologic Technology/histotechnologist Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Public Health, Other Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Radiologic Technology/technician Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Physical And Biological Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26,978
Applied
11,019
Accepted
12,484
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

16,933
Females Applied
6,871
Females Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,045
Males Applied
4,148
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 5th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 15th June 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 675 630 720
SAT Math 700 650 750
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,845
Private
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Fees

90
Full-time student fees
14,300
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,368
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,366
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,487
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,098
Avg. Loan Aid
20,455
Avg. Grant Aid
32,089
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
39%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,484
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.97%
Black or African American 8.01%
White or Caucasian 49.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 10.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 4.06%
Other 4.43%

Gender

Male (38.06%)
Female (61.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Welcome Week and Colonial Inauguration

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Program Board, Student Association, Residence Hall Association, College Democrats and College Republicans

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

2,658
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,160
Part-time - 1,498
Male - 1,418
Female - 1,240
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