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The George Washington University

Elliott School of International Affairs

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University / Elliott School of International Affairs is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of International Studies (MIS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Health/Master of Arts (MPH/MA)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 361
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,543
Applied
1,226
Accepted
326
Enrolled
79%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

804
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.57%
Black or African American 7.46%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.61%
Unknown 4.98%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

184
Total faculty
Full-time - 74
Part-time - 110
Male (123)
Female (61)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Area studies, international economics, national security policy studies, international development, science policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Rueben E. Brigety
Dean
Email: esiadean@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-6240
Fax: 202-994-0335