Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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George Washington University (Washington, DC)


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George Washington University is ranked 52 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 171 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 54%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+25%
600-69946%
600+71%

SAT Math Score

700+27%
600-69951%
600+78%

ACT Score

30-3652%
24-2942%
24+94%

Students applied25,488
Students admitted10,249
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate76%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$53,435
Fees$83
Room and board$13,000
Estimated book expense$1,325
Total cost$67,843

Cost after need-based aid$37,564
Cost after non-need-based aid$47,997

Average debt at graduation$33,305

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$67,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$30,279
Average non-need-based aid$19,846

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment11,504

Full-Time

Men4,366
Women6,064

Part-Time

Men564
Women510

Freshmen retained90%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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