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George Washington University (Washington, DC)


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George Washington University is ranked 38 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 126 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 75%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+21%
600-69953%
600+74%

SAT Math Score

700+27%
600-69952%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3646%
24-2952%
24+98%

Students applied19,069
Students admitted8,351
Admission rate44%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate72%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,367
Fees$68
Room and board$12,050
Estimated book expense$1,275
Total cost$63,760

Cost after need-based aid$33,843
Cost after non-need-based aid$45,004

Average debt at graduation$31,128

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$64,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met88%
Average need-based aid$29,917
Average non-need-based aid$18,756

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment10,740

Full-Time

Men4,274
Women5,556

Part-Time

Men450
Women460

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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