George Washington University Graduate Programs

George Washington University is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. GWU offers total 337 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.

  • Graduate Tuition & fees: $31,824
  • Graduate Students: 15,626
  • Graduate Programs: 337

GWU Graduate Programs Overview

George Washington University (referred to as GWU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. GWU offers total 337 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate degree/programs.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees at George Washington University is $31,824 when a student attends full-time status. The tuition per credit hour is $1,765 for part-time students or overloaded credits. Total 15,626 students have enrolled in graduate programs where the school has total population of 27,017 with undergraduate students.
GWU 2020 Graduate Programs Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$31,824
Costs per Credit$1,765
Graduate Students15,626
Graduate Programs337 programs
Offered Graduate DegreeMaster's, Doctorate, Post-graduate certificate

Who Accredits George Washington University

George Washington University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1922 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Graduate Degree & Major Programs, Number of Completers

George Washington University graduate schools offers 335 major programs and 84 programs are available on distance learning. Last year, total 6,578 students have earned their graduate degrees/certificate at GWU. Next tables summarize the offered graduate major programs and its sub-programs at GWU with number of completers.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 15
Environmental Studies1 program 15
Architecture [+] 2 programs 15
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 10
Landscape Architecture1 program 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 6 programs 21
American/United States Studies/Civilization1 program 14
Asian Studies/Civilization1 program 0
European Studies/Civilization1 program 0
Latin American Studies1 program 0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1 program 0
Women's Studies1 program 7
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 programs (2 online)165
Communication1 program 5
Mass Communication/Media Studies1 program 1
Journalism1 program 4
Photojournalism1 program 8
Public Relations/Image Management1 program (1 online)60
Political Communication1 program 27
Health Communication1 program 19
International and Intercultural Communication1 program 0
Publishing1 program (1 online)41
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 5 programs (2 online)435
Information Science/Studies1 program (1 online)96
Computer Science1 program 198
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration1 program 113
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications1 program 0
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1 program (1 online)28
Education [+] 16 programs (4 online)280
Curriculum and Instruction1 program 18
Educational Leadership and Administration1 program (1 online)35
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1 program 38
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement1 program 3
International and Comparative Education1 program 29
Special Education and Teaching1 program 13
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs1 program 16
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs1 program (1 online)22
Special Education and Teaching (other)1 program (1 online)8
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1 program 19
Elementary Education and Teaching1 program 20
Secondary Education and Teaching1 program 16
Art Teacher Education1 program 2
Mathematics Teacher Education1 program 0
Computer Teacher Education1 program (1 online)16
Education (other)1 program 25
Engineering [+] 7 programs (1 online)289
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 18
Civil Engineering1 program 19
Computer Engineering1 program 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 98
Telecommunications Engineering1 program 2
Mechanical Engineering1 program 50
Systems Engineering1 program (1 online)97
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program (1 online)109
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program (1 online)109
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 program 2
Chinese Language and Literature1 program 2
Legal Studies [+] 7 programs (2 online)189
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1 program 17
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law1 program 25
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law1 program 19
International Law and Legal Studies1 program 28
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)1 program 45
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1 program (1 online)49
Legal Support Services (other)1 program (1 online)6
English Language And Literature [+] 1 program 5
English Language and Literature1 program 5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 programs (4 online)141
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program 3
Biomedical Sciences1 program (1 online)12
Biochemistry1 program 0
Molecular Biology1 program (1 online)18
Microbiology1 program (1 online)1
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology1 program (1 online)2
Microbiology and Immunology1 program 0
Genome Sciences/Genomics1 program 0
Exercise Physiology1 program 7
Biostatistics1 program 11
Bioinformatics1 program 4
Biotechnology1 program 0
Evolutionary Biology1 program 3
Epidemiology1 program 79
Molecular Medicine1 program 1
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 programs 246
Mathematics1 program 4
Applied Mathematics1 program 4
Financial Mathematics1 program 150
Statistics1 program 88
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 programs (1 online)81
Museology/Museum Studies1 program 74
International/Global Studies1 program (1 online)7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 1 program 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1 program 0
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 4 programs 8
Philosophy1 program 3
Religion/Religious Studies1 program 0
Islamic Studies1 program 4
Jewish/Judaic Studies1 program 1
Physical Sciences [+] 3 programs 23
Chemistry1 program 4
Polymer Chemistry1 program 4
Physics1 program 15
Psychology [+] 3 programs 98
Psychology1 program 7
Clinical Psychology1 program 20
Forensic Psychology1 program 71
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 5 programs (2 online)110
Forensic Science and Technology1 program 10
Criminalistics and Criminal Science1 program 8
Securities Services Administration/Management1 program (1 online)20
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism1 program 9
Critical Infrastructure Protection1 program (1 online)63
Human Services [+] 3 programs (1 online)117
Public Administration1 program (1 online)50
Public Policy Analysis1 program 67
International Policy Analysis1 program 0
Social Sciences [+] 13 programs (1 online)642
Anthropology1 program 16
Criminology1 program 5
Economics1 program 0
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1 program 43
Development Economics and International Development1 program 0
International Economics1 program 0
Geography1 program 13
International Relations and Affairs1 program 383
National Security Policy Studies1 program 0
Political Science and Government1 program 12
American Government and Politics (United States1 program (1 online)162
Sociology1 program 5
Social Sciences (other)1 program 3
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 programs 51
Dance1 program 3
Interior Design1 program 16
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology1 program 1
Acting1 program 16
Fine/Studio Arts1 program 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1 program 7
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)1 program 0
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management (other)1 program 4
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 programs (17 online)1,044
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist1 program 35
Dental Clinical Sciences1 program 0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1 program (1 online)105
Clinical Research Coordinator1 program (1 online)72
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)1 program 53
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1 program 0
Physician Assistant1 program 66
Athletic Training/Trainer1 program 6
Blood Bank Technology Specialist1 program (1 online)3
Hematology Technology/Technician1 program (1 online)5
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1 program (1 online)3
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies1 program 12
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor1 program 17
Public Health1 program 42
Environmental Health1 program 24
Public Health Education and Promotion1 program 12
International Public Health/International Health1 program 26
Health Services Administration1 program (1 online)0
Public Health (other)1 program (1 online)307
Art Therapy/Therapist1 program 20
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor1 program (1 online)24
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1 program (1 online)2
Nursing Administration1 program (1 online)11
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)123
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery1 program (1 online)2
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing1 program (1 online)35
Palliative Care Nursing1 program (1 online)0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)39
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)1 program (1 online)0
Business [+] 12 programs (4 online)678
Business Administration and Management1 program (1 online)284
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management1 program 30
Project Management1 program (1 online)49
Organizational Leadership1 program 18
Accounting1 program 115
Business/Managerial Economics1 program 2
Finance1 program 0
Tourism and Travel Services Management1 program (1 online)53
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program (1 online)65
Organizational Behavior Studies1 program 18
Human Resources Development1 program 0
Management Science1 program 44
History [+] 1 programs 10
History1 program 10
Total160 programs (42 online)4,774
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 program 3
American/United States Studies/Civilization1 program 3
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 program 8
Computer Science1 program 8
Education [+] 5 programs 47
Curriculum and Instruction1 program 9
Educational Leadership and Administration1 program 18
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1 program 9
Special Education and Teaching1 program 5
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1 program 6
Engineering [+] 6 programs (1 online)52
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1 program 2
Civil Engineering1 program 5
Computer Engineering1 program 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 7
Mechanical Engineering1 program 10
Systems Engineering1 program (1 online)27
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program (1 online)4
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program (1 online)4
Legal Studies [+] 2 programs 2
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1 program 0
International Law and Legal Studies1 program 2
English Language And Literature [+] 1 program 7
English Language and Literature1 program 7
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 programs 31
Biology/Biological Sciences1 program 8
Biochemistry1 program 3
Immunology1 program 0
Microbiology and Immunology1 program 5
Molecular Genetics1 program 0
Biostatistics1 program 1
Evolutionary Biology1 program 6
Epidemiology1 program 3
Molecular Medicine1 program 5
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 programs 12
Mathematics1 program 3
Statistics1 program 9
Physical Sciences [+] 2 programs 17
Chemistry1 program 11
Physics1 program 6
Psychology [+] 3 programs 11
Psychology1 program 10
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics1 program 1
Clinical Psychology1 program 0
Human Services [+] 2 programs 5
Public Administration1 program 0
Public Policy Analysis1 program 5
Social Sciences [+] 4 programs 20
Anthropology1 program 1
Economics1 program 4
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1 program 3
Political Science and Government1 program 12
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 programs 6
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)1 program 3
Environmental Health1 program 2
International Public Health/International Health1 program 1
Business [+] 5 programs (1 online)34
Business Administration and Management1 program (1 online)5
Accounting1 program 0
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program 29
Human Resources Development1 program 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)1 program 0
History [+] 2 programs 6
History1 program 6
American History (United States)1 program 0
Total49 programs (3 online)265
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Education [+] 1 program (1 online)6
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1 program (1 online)6
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program (1 online)85
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program (1 online)85
Legal Studies [+] 1 program 520
Law1 program 520
Psychology [+] 1 program 24
Clinical Psychology1 program 24
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 programs (7 online)249
Medicine1 program 174
Occupational Therapy/Therapist1 program (1 online)4
Physical Therapy/Therapist1 program 41
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)0
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing1 program (1 online)9
Nursing Education1 program (1 online)0
Nursing Practice1 program (1 online)18
Palliative Care Nursing1 program (1 online)2
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)1
Total13 programs (9 online)884
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Agriculture [+] 1 program 2
Landscaping and Groundskeeping1 program 2
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 program 2
Environmental Studies1 program 2
Architecture [+] 3 programs 9
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1 program 2
Landscape Architecture1 program 7
Real Estate Development1 program 0
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 programs 3
Asian Studies/Civilization1 program 0
Latin American Studies1 program 0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1 program 0
Women's Studies1 program 3
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 programs 6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication1 program 0
Public Relations/Image Management1 program 6
Political Communication1 program 0
Health Communication1 program 0
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 programs 26
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration1 program 11
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1 program 15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)1 program 0
Education [+] 8 programs (4 online)49
Adult and Continuing Education Administration1 program 0
Educational/Instructional Technology1 program (1 online)11
International and Comparative Education1 program 7
Special Education and Teaching1 program (1 online)3
Special Education and Teaching (other)1 program (1 online)8
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1 program 0
Reading Teacher Education1 program 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1 program (1 online)20
Engineering [+] 4 programs (2 online)16
Civil Engineering1 program 0
Systems Engineering1 program (1 online)15
Industrial Engineering1 program (1 online)1
Engineering (other)1 program 0
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 0
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program 0
Legal Studies [+] 2 programs (2 online)30
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1 program (1 online)30
Legal Support Services (other)1 program (1 online)0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 programs (1 online)1
Biomedical Sciences1 program (1 online)1
Microbiology1 program 0
Biostatistics1 program 0
Epidemiology1 program 0
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 programs 2
Mathematics1 program 1
Financial Mathematics1 program 0
Statistics1 program 1
Statistics (other)1 program 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 programs (1 online)10
Museology/Museum Studies1 program (1 online)10
Science, Technology and Society1 program 0
Sustainability Studies1 program 0
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 program 2
Islamic Studies1 program 2
Physical Sciences [+] 1 program 0
Chemistry1 program 0
Psychology [+] 2 programs 0
Psychology1 program 0
Health/Medical Psychology1 program 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 programs (1 online)3
Forensic Science and Technology1 program 3
Securities Services Administration/Management1 program (1 online)0
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism1 program 0
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis1 program 0
Human Services [+] 2 programs 0
Community Organization and Advocacy1 program 0
International Policy Analysis1 program 0
Social Sciences [+] 5 programs 20
International Economics1 program 0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1 program 14
International Relations and Affairs1 program 4
National Security Policy Studies1 program 0
American Government and Politics (United States1 program 2
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 2 programs 14
Illustration1 program 0
Documentary Production1 program 14
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 programs (10 online)146
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1 program (1 online)0
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management1 program (1 online)0
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator1 program (1 online)0
Clinical Research Coordinator1 program (1 online)2
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)1 program 17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1 program 4
Physician Assistant1 program 0
Blood Bank Technology Specialist1 program (1 online)0
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist1 program (1 online)53
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies1 program 30
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling1 program 4
Public Health1 program 1
Environmental Health1 program 0
Public Health Education and Promotion1 program (1 online)1
International Public Health/International Health1 program 0
Health Services Administration1 program (1 online)28
Public Health (other)1 program 4
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor1 program (1 online)0
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing1 program (1 online)2
Business [+] 16 programs (1 online)149
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1 program 14
Project Management1 program 8
Organizational Leadership1 program 7
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1 program 1
Finance1 program (1 online)8
Investments and Securities1 program 2
Public Finance1 program 3
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program 16
Organizational Behavior Studies1 program 0
Human Resources Development1 program 13
International Business/Trade/Commerce1 program 22
Management Information Systems1 program 1
Information Resources Management1 program 1
Management Science1 program 48
Marketing/Marketing Management1 program 1
Marketing (other)1 program 4
Total94 programs (22 online)490
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of ProgramsNumber of Completers
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 program 0
Computer Science1 program 0
Education [+] 5 programs (1 online)131
Curriculum and Instruction1 program 0
Educational Leadership and Administration1 program (1 online)116
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1 program 1
Special Education and Teaching1 program 12
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1 program 2
Engineering [+] 4 programs (1 online)7
Computer Engineering1 program 0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1 program 1
Mechanical Engineering1 program 0
Systems Engineering1 program (1 online)6
Engineering Technology [+] 1 program 9
Engineering/Industrial Management1 program 9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 program 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1 program 0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 programs (6 online)16
Health Services Administration1 program (1 online)0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)10
Nursing Education1 program (1 online)1
Palliative Care Nursing1 program (1 online)1
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing1 program (1 online)4
Business [+] 1 programs 2
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1 program 2
Total19 programs (8 online)165

2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of GWU graduate programs is $31,824. The tuition per credit hour for graduate program is $1,765. The average living costs is $15,825 when a student lives on campus housing.
2019-2020 Graduate Program Tuition at GWU
Amounts
Tuition$31,770
Fees$54
Costs per Credit Hour$1,765
Living on-campus$15,825
Living off-campus$15,825

Graduate Student Population

At GWU graduate schools, there are total 15,626 graduate students. Among them, 4,657 students have enrolled graduate programs online exclusively. By gender, there are 6,356 men and 9,270 women students at GWU graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population at GWU.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at George Washington University
TotalMaleFemale
Total15,6266,3569,270
American Indian/Native American542430
Asian1,547568979
Black/African American1,8265651,261
Hispanic1,099409690
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander301020
White7,0022,7624,240
Two More342109233
Un-Known1,113487626
Graduate Student Population in Online Programs at GWU
Total Graduate StudentsEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students15,6264,6571,0069,963

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