George Washington University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.8 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 288 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 10 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 52,424 (22,314 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 50% part-time, 50% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $27,851
Source: NCES

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4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

The program provides an extremely valuable network of alumni that go out of their way to help you. The downside is that living and transportation is so expensive for a student. Although the classes could definitely be improved, the overall value of the program is exceptional.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

The George Washington University (GWU) has an amazing approach to its' Masters of Science in Project Management (MSPM) program. One Program, Two Flexible Modes (Campus and Distance) The Master of Science in Project Management program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals who want to enhance their ability to integrate complex projects, motivate people, and achieve cost-effective results. With campus and distance learning courses that are essentially identical, students have the flexibility to complete the degree from virtually anywhere. This is exactly what I get out of GWU's MSPM program!! The only con I see is the price, hence why I am applying for this scholarship.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

By far the biggest "pro" for my counseling program is the quality of the instructors. The faculty at GW are world-class and I could not have gotten a better education elsewhere. I feel very connected to the school and to the community, and I feel that going to school in the nation's capital has afforded me networking opportunities that I would have never gotten elsewhere. The downside to GW is that it is very expensive, but I absolutely feel like my coursework, classmates and professors have been worth every penny.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Healthcare Management
Graduation Year: 2016

I simply love the HCMBA program that I am in. Pros: The location of the school there are always people there willing to help with anything you may need help with you are able to take your classes online and still maintain your career. Cons: Cost, the program is slightly expensive
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

The GWU MBA program is very hands on. You get a personal experience with the faculty and staff, and the networking is great amongst the students.
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

GWU is a wonderful school because of its connections to the DC metro area. Also since the school was founded in 1821 it has grown with its surroundings. The MPH program has excellent professors and advisors who are always available and willing to help. The career services department is also very helpful and they put on regular events and bring in outside professional organizations to discuss the public health career field. However, the $60k cost of tuition for the MPH program was prohibitive for me and I ended up transferring to another university. I did not want to transfer because it was a good, quality education that provided good support services but the tuition bill was outrageous. Overall, great program if you can afford it.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

George Washington University is a great, but expensive, school. The surrounding area is also very expensive.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Project Management
Graduation Year: 2015

Quite simply an amazing program. Wish I had done earlier in my life
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2015

The Political Management program part of the Graduate School of Media and Public Affairs has a very supportive staff who have helped me to network and meet people in the political jungle that is Washington, D.C. I would have never found out about my current, AMAZING internship if it weren't for our career advisor. This program, though extremely expensive, has taught me great skills and aided me with honing in the skills that I've already attained through my undergrad experience. Though I will be in monumental debt, I know that it will be worth it to walk away with this degree.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Systems Engineering
Graduation Year: 2016

The main con of the graduate program is due to the cost of attending. The graduate program is too expensive when compared to similar university. The school has great programs with lots of opportunities and career options.
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