George Washington University Graduate Program Reviews

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90%
of students recommend
(3.79 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 291 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

3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros - great professors with real experience. great location, and professors want you to succeed Cons - the workload is intense, it's difficult for a working professional to juggle everything. tuitions is so much!
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2015

As a first time online student I have found the course work to be manageable and very applicable.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

GWU SMHS has its strengths and weaknesses like any other medical school. A handful of the faculty are highly invested in student learning, as are the deans. There are also a handful of course directors and department heads who are both receptive and responsive to student feedback. The student body is very diverse and fosters a student culture of collaboration. The curriculum is being completely revamped, which will hopefully lead to improved integration of material and more team and case-based learning.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

GWU offers a very comprehensive M.P.S in Publishing program. I am very satisfied with the quality of the program.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Management
Graduation Year: 2015

Well-established program; Difficulty with financial aid.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: DC area has amazing opportunities; GW has faculty with wide ranging experiences Cons: High cost of living; high tuition rates
2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

It's a well-renowned school, but needs some development work on my particular program. Love the classmates I've met through my degree program.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

The Health Information Technology Program at George Washington University is one of a kind. The school really understands the real world situation in regards to HIT and draws that information in to class to make our learning relevant. Professors are very knowledgeable on the subject matters and the program keep you connected with all the who's who in the industry. The only con of the program is that it is based online so it requires much independent work.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

The training for the psychology program is extremely focused on developing both clinical and research skills so the students can be the adept and proficient psychologists.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

The full-time MBA program of the George Washington University is really a great MBA program. There are only 3 main things that you should consider before applying for GWU: first, Washington DC is expensive. Secondly, the university does not support or ease the way for the international students. Therefore, it is a little bit hard for an international student to pay the tuition and also to live in DC without any financial assistance. Finally, as the city is dominated by federal agencies and institutions, it might be hard for you to get a job. On the other hand, the program, curriculum, students enrolled and also the professors are really great. I strongly recommend it.
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