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The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Washington, DC

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The George Washington University

Overview

The George Washington University / Graduate School of Education and Human Development is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
(Teaching Certificate)
Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (MA Ed/HD)
(Graduate Certificate)
(Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 388
Doctoral Degrees 68
Other Advanced Degrees 108

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,735
Applied
1,131
Accepted
550
Enrolled
65%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.3
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

1,459
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.61%
Black or African American 19.6%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 5.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.74%
Unknown 4.66%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

183
Total faculty
Full-time - 87
Part-time - 96
Male (67)
Female (116)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy, special education, bilingual education, counseling, human resource development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,625,000

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Michael Feuer
Dean
Email: mjfeuer@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-6161
Fax: 202-994-7207

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