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George Washington University

United States of America

258th 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)

George Washington University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.2
GPA
33
IB
80
Percentage
40%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: $56,845

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

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

Deadlines

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.

George Washington University Rankings

Global

258
US News
353
QS
301 -400
Shanghai
187
Times Higher Education
253
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
70
US News
63
QS
67 -94
Shanghai
60
Times Higher Education
88
Forbes

Scholarships

1. George Washington University Global Leaders Fellowship

The Global Leaders Fellowship is for incoming graduate students (master’s and doctoral) at the George Washington University who will go back to their countries of origin to apply skills learned through their education at the GW. The fellowship is intended for GW graduate students who will turn out to be future leaders in their fields in their home countries.

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines

Students holding or intending to apply for an F-1 visa and who are from the following countries or regions: China (PRC), Cambodia, Eastern Europe, Laos, Latin America, The Caribbean, Mongolia, Sub-Saharan Africa, U.S.S.R. Successor States, Vietnam, are eligible to apply.

This fellowship is for students who have not studied or worked in the U.S. or any other country other than their home country. It should be noted that permanent residents, resident aliens, and U.S. Citizens are not eligible for this fellowship. Applicants should hold an F-1 (J-1 visa for Fulbright applicants only), no exceptions.

Fellowships are awarded to highly qualified incoming GW full-time graduate degree program seeking students who have gained admission to the University and whose program is on the main Foggy Bottom Campus.

As part of the admissions process, applicants should have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based exam or 100 on the internet based exam, or an IELTS overall band score of 7.5 (with no individual band below 6.0).

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University Stats

University Stats
27159

Students

University Stats
11244

Undergraduates

University Stats
15486

Postgraduate

University Stats
2663

Faculty Strength

University Stats
15

International Faculty

University Stats
13

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
40
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
56845

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
17145

Living Cost

University Stats
$
2850

Other Fees

University Stats
3.2

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

2121 I Street NW,United States of America

gwadm@gwu.edu

(202) 994-6040

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