George Washington University

country rank  72
world rank  98

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University Overview

Established in 1821, George Washington University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Washington (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), District of Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mount Vernon, Ashburn. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, George Washington University (GWU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. George Washington University (GWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 197 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym GWU
Founded 1821
Motto Deus Nobis Fiducia
In God Our Trust
Colours Buff and blue

University Location

Address 2121 I Street NW
Washington (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
20052 District of Columbia
United States
T +1 (202) 994 1000
F +1 (202) 994 0654
Other locations Mount Vernon, Ashburn

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 2121 I Street NW, Suite 201
Washington 20052
+1 (202) 994 6040
800 447 3765

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to George Washington University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1922


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Affiliations

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018