Established in the heart of the nation's capital in 1821, GW provides innovative programs in more than 200 fields of study, including graduate certificate, master's, and doctoral programs. Under the guidance of a world-renowned faculty, you will explore both theory and practice in courses that prepare you to meet the needs of an increasingly complex society.
Following George Washington's vision of an institution that would prepare leaders for the nation's future, GW offers advanced study in challenging, often multidisciplinary programs, that help you realize your full potential. A truly international university, with students from all 50 states and 130 countries, GW offers you the resources of nine graduate and professional schools. In addition, you will benefit from our associations with business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations, including such renowned institutions as the Library of Congress, National Science Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, Folger Shakespeare Library, National Aeronautics and Space Administrations, World Bank, and National Institutes of Health.
The main GW campus is located in Foggy Bottom, a historic area in Washington, D.C. Some programs are also offered at the Virginia Campus, a graduate education and research campus in the Northern Virginia technology corridor; at several other off-campus locations in the Metro area; and through distance learning.
TUITION: Graduate tuition and fees at The George Washington University are comparable to the national average for U.S. private universities. These costs, set by the GW Board of Trustees, generally increase from year to year and may vary by program and location. Graduate Tuition is set at $1012 per credit hour for the 2007-2008 academic year.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.