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George Washington University

Washington, DC

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$70,443
Tuition and Fees
$53,518
Room and Board
$13,000
Books and Supplies
$1,325
Other Expenses
$2,600
Payment PlansInstallment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@gwu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 1
Final deadline February 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 24
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001444
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,699 (65.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,204 (70.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,188 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met559 (47.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Award$42,555
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,158 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,416
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 875 (73.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,859
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 936 (78.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift903 (35.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,477
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants5,607 (55.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need4,611 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid4,554 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,171 (47.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met87%
Average Award$43,674
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,330 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,433
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,613 (79.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,998
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,100 (46.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2,718 (27.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,541
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$33,305
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.66 4.06 657 662 30
Low 2.60 2.70 470 490 18
High 4.00 4.99 800 800 36
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