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George Washington
Location Washington, DC
Setting Large City
Enrollment 25,939
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #73
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


George Washington
Tuition (In State) $62,110
Tuition (Out of State) $62,110
Room & Board $15,720
Avg Net Price $42,723
Avg Grant Aid $35,257
% Receiving Grant Aid 78%


George Washington
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 27,266
Admitted 13,354
Acceptance Rate 49%
Enrolled % 22%
Avg High School GPA 3.81
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 31/34
SAT Range 1330/1490
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jan 5, 2024


George Washington
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (34%)
  • Business (16%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • Psychology (5%)
  • Communication (4%)


George Washington
Graduation Rate 81%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $80,500
Making Student Loan Payments 82%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,962
Median Loan Payment $258


George Washington
% Men 38%
% Women 62%
Racial Diversity High
% White 56%
% Black 6%
% Hispanic 8%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 10%
% Unknown Race 5%


George Washington
% In-State 1%
% Out-of-State 89%


George Washington
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard