The acceptance rate at George Washington is 43%. It ranks #5 in District Of Columbia and #175 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. George Washington is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 11,366 out of 26,405 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 11 percent (SAT 1270/1450 ACT 30/33). George Washington University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.81. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The George Washington application fee is $80 and applications are due by Jan 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to George Washington University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 50% of students submitted SAT scores and 34% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||640|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1270|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||730|
|SAT Composite 75th||1450|
|Average SAT Score||1360
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to George Washington University?
George Washington University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 15 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1270 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. George Washington ranks #2 in District Of Columbia and #74 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||30|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||31
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into George Washington?
Admission data indicates that George Washington regularly accepts students with ACT's of 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in District Of Columbia and #62 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 34 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to George Washington University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into George Washington University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into George Washington. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at George Washington University was 3.81 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in District Of Columbia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to George Washington will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.81 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
83% of George Washington University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||50%|
|Top 25% of class||83%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||17%||17%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to George Washington University is $80.
What are the requirements for admission to George Washington University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131469 IPEDS survey data for George Washington University.
50% of students submit their SAT scores to George Washington. 34% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
43% of those who apply are granted admission to George Washington. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1270 and 1450. 50% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 30 and 33. 34% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.