Graduate Programs Overview

George Washington University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $31,824 in average for all students.

It offers three hundreds sixty-seven graduate programs: 167 Master's, 72 Doctorate, 106 Post-Bachelor's, 22 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 4,780 students have been conferred Master's degree and 911 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGeorge Washington University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2121 I Street, NW, Washington, DC
Graduate School Students15,330 students
4,268 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$31,824
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 367 Graduate Programs
167 Master's, 22 Doctorate, 128 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at George Washington University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $31,824 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,765.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$31,770
Fees$54
Cost per Credit$1,765
Books & Supplies$1,400
Room & Board$14,711 (On-Campus) / $14,711 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,525 (On-Campus) / $1,525 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$49,460
Off-Campus Total$49,460
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$28,845$29,840$30,834$31,824$31,824

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

George Washington University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 1066 major areas - 166 Master's (11 online programs), 70 Doctorate (4 online programs), 105 Post-Bachelor'(10 online programs), 21 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total4,780911572125
Men1,94040419729
Women2,84050737596
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History

Graduate Student Population

Total 27,814 students enrolled in George Washington University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 15,330 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 6,172 male and 9,158 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7,707 full-time and 7,623 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,268 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 930 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total15,330
Men Students6,172
Women Students9,158
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total15,330
Full-time Students7,707
Part-time Students7,623
By race/ethnicity 6,820 White, 1,748 Black, and 1,564 Asian students are attending at George Washington University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total15,330
American Indian /
Native American
41
Asian1,564
Black1,748
Hispanic1,040
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
32
White6,820
Two or more races358
Un-Known1,060
70 students are younger than 22 and 2,056 students are older than 65. The school has 9,358 students aged between 22 and 30 and 3,846 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total15,330
21 & Under70
22-243,903
25-295,455
30-342,453
35-391,393
40 & Over2,056
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At George Washington University, 4,268 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 930 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment15,330
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,268
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses930
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses10,132
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,268
District of Columbia Resident218
Other State In U.S.3,984
Outside of U.S.66



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