Graduate Program Overview

George Washington University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Washington, District of Columbia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $32,904. It offers 372 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGeorge Washington University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1918 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
Graduate School Students15,254 students
4,464 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$32,904
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 372 Graduate Programs
170 Master's, 72 Doctorate, 130 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $32,904 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,825.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,825
Books & Supplies$1,400
Room & Board$15,440 (On-Campus) / $15,440 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,625 (On-Campus) / $1,625 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$51,369
Off-Campus Total$51,369
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$29,840$30,834$31,824$31,824$32,904

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

George Washington University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 372 major areas - 170 Master's (26 online programs), 72 Doctorate (10 online programs), 109 Post-Bachelor'(17 online programs), 21 Post-Master'(8 online programs). 4,602 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,086 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
English Language and Literature
Legal Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Engineering Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism

Graduate Student Population

Total 27,017 students enrolled in George Washington University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 15,254 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,926 male and 9,328 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7,361 full-time and 7,893 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,464 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,253 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students5,926
Women Students9,328
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students7,361
Part-time Students7,893
By race/ethnicity 6,709 White, 1,769 Black, and 1,578 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races386
67 students are younger than 22 and 2,114 students are older than 65. The school has 9,183 students aged between 22 and 30 and 3,885 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under67
40 & Over2,114
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, 4,464 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,253 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment15,254
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,464
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,253
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses9,537
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,464
District of Columbia Resident233
Other State In U.S.4,124
Outside of U.S.77

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