George Washington University Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
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

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Project Management
Graduation Year: 2015

The George Washington University (GWU) offers an amazing combination of on-site and distance courses. For me, distance course is the way to go, and GWU offers amazing technology to take full advantage of their offerings.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2016

My program is rather new and in an emerging interdisciplinary field that combines business, policy, science, and technology. There is limited funding for the program at the master's level, but it offers vast opportunities in international development and the ability to specialize in transportation planning.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016

As an online student, the George Washington University is very proactive with technology, faculty connections, student support, and career opportunities for its students.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Interior Design
Graduation Year: 2015

The professors are amazing. They have been incredibly helpful, supportive and encouraging. The program has changed a lot this year and I think there are some kinks that still need to be worked out - mostly in terms of effectively communicating the program expectations to incoming students. Overall though, I am very happy and I just wish I could afford to live closer to campus so I could take part in more of the diverse opportunities living in DC and being a GW student have to offer.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

focusing on engineering principles which is good sign of whole program!
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Systems Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

I'm enrolled in the accelerated Engineering Management and Systems Engineering department. We meet every Saturday at GW's Arlington Campus and will graduate in 16 month's time. The course load is heavy and a challenge to balance with work, but the instructors are committed to students and provide valuable insights based upon their educational and real-word experiences. The accelerated pace makes the burden of learning and understanding fall squarely on the student earlier and more often. Great value for the time and caliber of program.
1.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

Pursuing an M.D. in a city like DC allows so many opportunities for students to get involved and become part of the surrounding community. It is also the hub of changing healthcare policy and thus allows unique experiences to medical students in the area. George Washington as a school is pretty good, however also definitely has some areas it could improve upon. It's financial aid is limited in general, and non-existent for anyone who is not an American citizen. The scholarship opportunities are additionally very limited. The program itself is undergoing some fairly large changes which should address many of the issues currently present in the program.
1.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2013

GW Law lacks diversity but no more so than other top tier law schools. The lack of diversity in professors is pitiful. The resources for students who don't want to practice at a large law firm are paltry. There's one great counselor, but she's tasked with too much. Some of the professors are accessible and helpful, but for the most part, they are self-absorbed, old, white males who are more interested in maintaining the status quo or terrorizing students than actually teaching or training them. My advice: go to a better ranked law school where you'll face the same challenges but at least have a better name brand.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2014

Great school for those interested in what the DC legal community has to offer.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

The George Washington University offers the program that suits me; The Masters of \science in Project Management (MSPM). The first of its kind, the MSPM is unique in its delivery of Online and On Campus courses. A solid technology infrastructure, coupled with real life professionals as instructors, makes this program ideal for people seeking a Project Management program. I only wish I knew about this 5 years ago.
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