Located in Washington, D.C. (USA), the George Washington University (GW) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees across 14 schools.

A GW education is deeply connected to our location in the center of the U.S. capital city. Our nearly 10,000 undergraduate students have access to the organizations and individuals who shape the future.

Our students put their knowledge into action through research, internships and community service, three hallmarks of a GW education.

Our alumni graduate prepared for employment or master’s or doctoral studies, ready to put their knowledge into action in their life’s next chapter.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Washington DC
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 40%
  • Average ACT range: 30-33
  • Average SAT range: 1310-1460 (without writing included)
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Archaeology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Criminal Justice; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Geography; Geology; History; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Languages; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Mathematics; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Sociology; Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors available: https://www.programs.gwu.edu/list-undergraduate-programs?field_ug_degree_tid%5B%5D=3073

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $70,000

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Gymnastics; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Water Polo; Women's Water Polo

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