George Washington University

United States of America

257th US-News World Ranking

The university was chartered by an Act of Congress in 1821. Its a private research University in Washington DC. It is in very close proximity to the White House and to offices of various government agencies. The university has 3 campuses: the Foggy Bottom campus, the Mount Vernon campus and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus.

The university follows a semester based academic calendar. It comprises of various schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Arts and Design, School of Business, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of International Affairs, School of Law, School of Media and Public Affairs, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Political Management, College of Professional Studies, School of Public Health, School of Public Policy and Public Administration. Business, Management, Marketing, Health Professions and Related Programs, Social Sciences and Psychology are the most popular majors at the university. The university’s Law School and Graduate School of Education and Human Development are well renowned.

The university has a total student population of more than 26,000 with over 11,000 enrolled in under graduate level. It has a student to faculty ratio of 13:1 and the acceptance rate of 46%.

The George Washington University (GW) is the largest research university in Columbia District.  The Carnegie Classification for research lists GW university in the highest tier of "R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity." GW University is consistently ranked among the top research universities in the nation for total expenditures.

Notable Alumni: Colin Luther Powell (American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army), Alexander Rae Baldwin (American actor, writer, producer, and comedian)

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The department offers Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, as well as two professional degrees. Graduate students can pursue the following focus areas: aerospace engineering; design of mechanical engineering systems; fluid mechanics, thermal sciences and energy; industrial engineering (under the M.S. only); robotics, mechatronics, and controls; solid mechanics and materials science; and structures and dynamics.

A bachelor s degree, Prior academic records including transcripts, Statement of Purpose, Two recommendations, a current resume and he minimum English language test scores required by this program are, IETLS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or TOEFL: 600 on paper-based, or 100 on Internet-based; or Academic PTE: 68, GRE or GMAT scores.

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The program s unique setting in the historically rich and internationally vibrant city of Washington, D.C., allows for a living program that strives to connect the classroom to the larger community. Students can engage with D.C. s world-class museums, including the highly acclaimed new National Museum of African American History and Culture, as well as the National Museum of African Art, the Anacostia Community Museum and The African American Civil War Museum. The Library of Congress is unmatched for investigating black political history, and students benefit from the many national and international non-profit organizations located in the District, such as the TransAfrica Forum and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

High school transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a GPA of 3.83. If GPA is at or below the school average of 3.83, you'll need a higher SAT or ACT score to compensate. A minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL; OR. A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; OR. A minimum score of 61 on the PTE Academic.

Languages department, Literature, Art, Music, Philosophist, and Religionist.

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Students in the American Studies major analyze the society, culture, and politics of the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective that draws on history, cultural analysis, art and architecture, public policy, and folklore studies, among others. Students are introduced to key concepts in the analysis of culture and society through a set of core courses.

High school transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a GPA of 3.83. If GPA is at or below the school average of 3.83, you'll need a higher SAT or ACT score to compensate. A minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL; OR. A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; OR. A minimum score of 61 on the PTE Academic.

Languages department, Literature, Art, Music, Philosophist, and Religionist.

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The B.A. program in Anthropology is a four-field program that offers students many electives. Students who meet the CCAS requirements for special honors are encouraged to undertake a thesis research project in their senior year. Such students should take 3 or more hours of Anth 3995 (Undergraduate Research).

High school transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a GPA of 3.83. If GPA is at or below the school average of 3.83, you'll need a higher SAT or ACT score to compensate. A minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL; OR. A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; OR. A minimum score of 61 on the PTE Academic.

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The Arabic major and minor at GW attract competent students and retain them for a lifelong learning experience. We believe that the rigorous language requirements of the major and minor contribute significantly to our students' scholarship and encourage academic excellence. The attainable advanced linguistic proficiency and cultural sophistication of the minor will benefit other University schools and programs, like Elliot School s Middle East Studies, Security and Conflict Studies, International Development, and general International Affairs; the School of Business, and departments of religion and anthropology.

High school transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a GPA of 3.83. If GPA is at or below the school average of 3.83, you'll need a higher SAT or ACT score to compensate. A minimum score of 90 on the TOEFL; OR. A minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS; OR. A minimum score of 61 on the PTE Academic.

Languages department, Literature, Art, Music, Philosophist, and Religionist.

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a) Common Application

b) Official high school transcript, School Report and Mid-Year Grade Report

c) Letters of Recommendation

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (600-700), Critical reading (590-690), Writing (600-690), ACT Composite (27-31)

f) Average GPA 3.65

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) Acceptance rate: 39.5% (2016)

i) Portfolio

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $53,435

Masters: $29,840

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is $17,358 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: Fall: January 1, Spring: October 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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Shanghai
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University Stats

26212

Students

3479

International Students

11157

Undergraduates

15055

Postgraduate

2016

Faculty Strength

15

International Faculty

13

Student Faculty Ratio

40
%

Acceptance Rate

$
55140

Tuition Fees

$
17358

Living Cost

$
3230

Other Fees

3.74

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD