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George Washington is a private graduate school in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 15,626 graduate students. Of the 136 graduate programs offered at George Washington University, 39 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at George Washington University are Law, International Affairs, and Public Health. 50% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
15,626
Part-Time Grad Students
7,861
Research Assistants
151
Teaching Assistants
599
Racial Diversity
  • White
    44.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    16.9%
  • African American
    12.5%
  • Asian
    9.6%
  • Hispanic
    6.9%
  • Unknown
    6.8%
  • Multiracial
    2.3%
  • Native American
    0.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Driven
    42%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Intellectual
    16%
  • Organized
    3%
  • Motivated
    19%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 31 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    19%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    42%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    32%
  • none of the above
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 31 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 31 responses
Poll
52%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 31 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 31 responses
  • $100K+
    6%
  • $75K-$100K
    23%
  • $50K-$75K
    35%
  • $25K-$50K
    32%
  • <$25K
    3%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 31 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    3%
  • $75K-$100K
    13%
  • $50-$75K
    6%
  • <$50K
    10%
  • Did not graduate yet
    68%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 31 responses
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Median Household Income
$46,757
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,708
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$433,320
National
$217,500

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