Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
80%
20%
student ratio
82
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
87%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • International Development Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 48
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and capstone project
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

87% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 205
    • Accepted 179
    • Acceptance Rate 87
    • Enrolled 37
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 2 years (or the equivalent) of a modern foreign language, introductory courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student16%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopment, anthropology, health and development, political science, education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in International Development Studies

Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University

2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Prof. Sean Roberts

Director

Phone: 202-994-7739
Fax: 202-994-5477
Email: seanrr@gwu.edu

Ms. Nicole Campbell

Director of Graduate Admissions

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


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