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The George Washington University

Program in Counseling

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University / Program in Counseling is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
20
Accepted
11
Enrolled
35%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
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
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 14%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4%
Unknown 2%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Values in counseling, religion and counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Dr. Pat Schwallie-Giddis
Director
Email: drpat@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-6856