Washington, DC
George Washington University


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Recent Reviews

Samantha
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I truly enjoy attending this institution. The location could not be better for someone intending to enter international polit...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I truly enjoy attending this institution. The location could not be better for someone intending to enter international politics after graduation. I generally enjoy all of my classes and getting to know all of my professors. The Foggy Bottom neighbourhood is a fantastic place to spend your college years.

Megan
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George Washington University is a great school and one of the best for the degree I am pursing. Faculty is readily available ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington University is a great school and one of the best for the degree I am pursing. Faculty is readily available and class size is desirable. I am excited for this school year to start.

Arianna
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George Washington, to me, is the greatest school in the country. What we lack in prestige is well made up for in excellent fa...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington, to me, is the greatest school in the country. What we lack in prestige is well made up for in excellent facilities, professors, and activities. Being at GW has changed my life, and I am a better person because of it. I would recommend the school to anyone.

Faith
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I think attending school in the heart of DC is a very unique experience and I would not trade it for anything. It is pricey b...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think attending school in the heart of DC is a very unique experience and I would not trade it for anything. It is pricey but they usually give good financial aid packages. The food is also unique because there is not really a dining hall so you can go to places around campus and it gives you a lot of freedom to get good food! The housing is very nice and is mostly apartment style living. Most rooms are two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a living room area with 4 roommates. The exception to this is some freshman living and also the nice senior dorm where you get your own room. Another thing GW is known for is its internships. Overall I would recommend looking into GWU because it really forces you to transition into a new stage of your life!

Emma
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George Washington is a great school full of great students and resources. The campus is very urban and utilizes D.C life whic...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington is a great school full of great students and resources. The campus is very urban and utilizes D.C life which includes stores, food vendors and public transportation. Some dorms are good but some aren't, what is different is that dorms typically have their own bathrooms but one downside is that GW doesn't have dining halls.

ricardo
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The George Washington University is an amazing college. It’s filled with so much things to do and amazing people you’ll meet...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The George Washington University is an amazing college. It’s filled with so much things to do and amazing people you’ll meet. I applied as an early decision student because I know this school would be perfect for me. It’s in DC and I know I’ll never be tired of it. There’s no other place I would rather be for undergrad.

Cassie
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George Washington University is a great place to be exposed to diverse and well developed world views. Additionally, there ar...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington University is a great place to be exposed to diverse and well developed world views. Additionally, there are countless opportunities both within the university and in Washington DC, but students must be motivated enough to take the initiative to find these opportunities.

Tess
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George Washington University is a really unique place and I'm really happy I came here but it has a lot of larger flaws that ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington University is a really unique place and I'm really happy I came here but it has a lot of larger flaws that can't really be compensated for being in a city. I would boil the reasons its good down to the location, social experience, and academic environment. Being in D.C. is so exciting because it attracts so many important figures that you have the opportunity to see, so many interesting events like concerts and events, and fun experiences. I got to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, see John Mulaney and go to food festivals. I loved going from a really small and white school to a diverse and big school that made me experience a lot outside my comfort zone. Also, the academic environment is really special because everyone is really social aware and knowledgeable about different things. I don't like GW for more structural reasons like it's really expensive, this is including the cost of living is super expensive like food, housing, and just the more typical GW lifestyle. It's also really hard to get help from the university or even certain professors because it is such a large school. When I would go try to get help understanding financial aid or payment issues, the staff were incompetent or just didn't have interest in helping me. For professors, I know some really helpful ones who would do a lot for their students, but in general, the classes seem to rely a lot on TA's or just doing it on your own. But besides that, I took some really interesting classes and if you make the effort you can make them feel smaller or work hard to compensate for things you find missing in your classes. A lot of GW is what you make of it, and if you are up for the challenge it can work for you.

Elizabeth
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I enjoy the fact that my program has an off-campus building for classes so the city commute is non-existent. I also love the ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy the fact that my program has an off-campus building for classes so the city commute is non-existent. I also love the opportunities within my program and the school that allow for campus and social engagement. The school is pricey and I am not sure if the price tag is 100% worth the academic training. However, I feel that the internship opportunities are abundant and that I am receiving a great education from truly amazing faculty members. They continue to support and encourage personal growth in all their students and teach various techniques and topics that most programs do not include or do not prioritize.

jillian
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GW is an above average college. It does have its downsides, but its location in the heart of Foggy Bottom and close proximity...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

GW is an above average college. It does have its downsides, but its location in the heart of Foggy Bottom and close proximity to nearly everything you could want to go to makes it much more appealing. Although it is extremely expensive and sometimes the upper class lifestyle it promotes makes the experience more stressful and demanding than a state college might, the opportunities that are right in front of you more than make up for it.

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  • Enrollment
  • 11,504
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $49,783
  • Acceptance rate
  • 40%

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