About GWU

George Washington University (GWU) — private non-profit university. It is located in Ashburn, United States. GWU is working closely with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which GWU is on top-360. GWU is one of the best universities in the United States. The independent international ranking THE is very attentive to universities' research output. According to THE, this higher education institution is in 15 place among universities with the most research publications per year.

GWU offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

Ashburn, United States
Establishment year
International students
Female students
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Rating QS
Rating in the USA
Rating THE

GWU tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at GWU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at GWU will cost local citizens a minimum of 19,995 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 26,993 USD per year. The university has several scholarships and student financial support programs that help students cover part of their tuition costs. On the official website of the university, you will find all the relevant information about tuition fees and scholarships.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
19,995 USD/year
48,987 USD/year
19,995 USD/year
26,993 USD/year

Additional costs

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
14,711 USD/year
off campus
14,711 USD/year
Other expensestransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
1,525 USD/year
off campus
1,525 USD/year

Bachelor degree at GWU

GWU also provides online undergraduate programs.

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Master's degree at GWU

It is impossible to enter GWU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. There is an opportunity to study at GWU via online master's programs.

GWU campus

The city campus of GWU provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Ashburn has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university has a library where students can do their homework, write scientific papers or just read interesting books. Not only locals study at GWU, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

Students can stay in United States for a year after graduation to find a job and change their student visa to a work visa. GWU graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
25967George Washington UniversityUSAAshburn
48,987 USD
26,993 USD
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Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
11Harvard UniversityUSACambridge
from  7,918 USD
to  52,645 USD
from  7,748 USD
to  73,420 USD
22Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSABoston
58,224 USD
58,224 USD
33Stanford UniversityUSAStanford
57,678 USD
from  56,472 USD
to  76,929 USD
54California Institute of TechnologyUSAPasadena
48,098 USD
48,098 USD
75Princeton UniversityUSAPrinceton
55,995 USD
53,876 USD