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The George Washington University

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

Washington, DC

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Overview

The George Washington University / Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Public Policy (PhD/MPP)
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy
Master of Arts (MA) Environmental resource policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 122
Doctoral Degrees 13

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 Capstone project
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

630
Applied
372
Accepted
91
Enrolled
59%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 5
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

229
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.48%
Black or African American 10.92%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.87%
Two or more races 2.18%
Unknown 4.8%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 20
Male (18)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Education policy, budget and finance, health policy, regulatory policy, program evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 805 21st Street NW
Washington, DC  20052
United States
Contact Dr. Kathyrn E. Newcomer
Director
Email: newcomer@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-3959
Fax: 202-994-6792

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