George Washington University: Review & Facts

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George Washington University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 26,215 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1821 and is one of the 21 schools and colleges located in Washington, District of Columbia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
216
Good
George Washington University will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

George Washington University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 216 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Medical Assistant, Management, Laboratory Assistance, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
94%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at George Washington University is very high at 94% (well above District of Columbia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at George Washington University is very good - 82%.

Student to faculty ratio at George Washington University is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$48,400
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $48,300 a year. The additional fees at George Washington University not covered by tuition are around $100; this comes to a total of $48,400 per academic year.

Read the details about George Washington University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
46%
Doable
According to government data, 19,837 applications were submitted and 9,216 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at George Washington University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$11,100
High
George Washington University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at George Washington University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
George Washington University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 7,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is high - nearly $11,100 per academic year.

Navy ROTC programs are available at George Washington University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, George Washington University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

George Washington University Location and Maps



Post Address: George Washington University, 2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
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