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George Washington University

About the School

Degree of Urbanization:
City: Large
Institutional Control or Affiliation:
Private not-for-profit
Religious Affiliation:
Not applicable
Historically Black College or University:
No
Tribal College:
No
Calendar System:
Semester
Undergraduate Programs Offered:
  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dance, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Human/Medical Genetics
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Physics, General
  • Political Communication
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Women's Studies

Size of School

Fall Reporting Period for Attendance:
2011
Total Students:
25,260
Men:
11,080
Women:
14,180
Total Undergraduates:
10,406
Undergraduate Men:
4,552
Undergraduate Women:
5,854
Total First-time Undergraduates:
2,241
First-time Undergraduate Men:
927
First-time Undergraduate Women:
1,314

Admissions

Fall Reporting Period for Admissions:
Fall 2011
Total Applicants:
21,591
Total Admissions:
7,124
Total Enrolled:
2,241
Admittance Percentage:
33%
Highest Degree Available:
Doctoral
AP Credits:
Yes

Test Scores

Fall Reporting Period for SAT/ACT Test Scores:
Fall 2011
Number of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
1,604
Percent of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
72%
Number of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
841
Percent of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
38%
SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile Score:
600
SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
610
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
690
SAT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
620
SAT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
710
ACT Composite 25th Percentile Score:
27
ACT Composite 75th Percentile Score:
31
ACT English 25th Percentile Score:
27
ACT English 75th Percentile Score:
33
ACT Math 25th Percentile Score:
26
ACT Math 75th Percentile Score:
31
ACT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
8
ACT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
9

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