Washington, DC
George Washington University


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Recent Reviews

Sarah
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It truly is a unique experience being a student at GWU, especially in DC. The campus is the best part because of its locatio...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It truly is a unique experience being a student at GWU, especially in DC. The campus is the best part because of its location. You can walk a couple blocks to the White House or to the National Mall. You feel like you're truly in the middle of DC when you can walk so quickly to see amazing views.

Diane
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If you're looking for a community at college, GW is not for you. People walk around with air pods in with no intention of bei...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you're looking for a community at college, GW is not for you. People walk around with air pods in with no intention of being friendly. The people are extremely rude and obnoxious, especially sororities. There is no community at GW besides Greek life, which is completely disgusting and filled with the nastiest human beings. Not only are the people generally nasty at the school, most of the classes are huge, meaning that you will never have any direct contact with your professor. If you need help with anything, expect to be faced with attitude from all administrators. Getting them to simply sign a form is a seemingly endless task. I would not recommend GW unless you are completely independent and just want to go to school to learn and then go home.

Samantha
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I have enjoyed George Washington University and am glad I had the opportunity to attend here. GWU is in the heart of DC and i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have enjoyed George Washington University and am glad I had the opportunity to attend here. GWU is in the heart of DC and is very near the National Mall and other unique opportunities. With the Metro nearby as well as walking, nothing is out of reach at George Washington.

Jennifer
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For politically active students, it is the absolute perfect place to be. In the center of the nation's capital, the George Wa...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

For politically active students, it is the absolute perfect place to be. In the center of the nation's capital, the George Washington University never fails to exceed my expectations. A safe city as well as one filled with culture is a perfect location for a young adult. I have truly fallen in love with the university and the city and it is where I am meant to be.

rebecca
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George Washington University is a wonderful school. It is incredibly diverse- no one has the same experience. It is very unde...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

George Washington University is a wonderful school. It is incredibly diverse- no one has the same experience. It is very underrated for its academics in my opinion. So far, the only thing I feel the school is lacking is school spirit; though, in some groups, school spirit is everything. My professors are all extremely qualified and invested in students' learning. One thing to know before you commit to GW: everyone is an adult doing their own thing at this school so do not expect anyone to baby you or show you the "correct" path. Lastly, for kids thinking about applying, the honors program has been a really valuable addition to my experience.

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.

Details

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

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