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George Washington University Review

Washington, DC, 2121 I Street, NW
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George Washington University is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 26,212 students and offering 369 degrees in Washington, DC.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at George Washington University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
1,984 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
2
American Government and Politics (United States)
134
7
American/united States Studies/civilization
16
8
3
Anthropology
21
19
Archeology
9
Asian Studies/civilization
8
15
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
Clinical Psychology
27
40
Community Organization and Advocacy
1
European Studies/civilization
0
9
Forensic Psychology
28
Health/medical Psychology
0
History
52
8
1
Human Services
26
International and Intercultural Communication
23
International/global Studies
1
International Policy Analysis
42
3
International Relations and Affairs
432
128
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
2
Latin American Studies
7
6
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
12
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
7
0
Museology/museum Studies
65
22
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
12
33
1
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
4
Philosophy
25
Physical and Biological Anthropology
20
Political Communication
50
Political Science
215
13
9
Psychology
149
14
1
8
Public Administration
82
0
Public Policy Analysis
85
13
Religion/religious Studies
0
0
Science, Technology and Society
0
Social Sciences
3
Sociology
29
5
Sustainability Studies
4
Women's Studies
12
2
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
1,946 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
0
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
21
Art Therapy/therapist
27
Athletic Training/trainer
0
13
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
21
31
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
3
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
3
17
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
185
630
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/patient Counseling
0
Clinical Research Coordinator
8
59
4
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist
7
Dental Clinical Sciences
0
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
0
0
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
3
4
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
65
13
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
14
4
Health and Medical Administrative Services
55
13
7
Health Communication
13
3
Health/health Care Administration/management
7
41
0
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
0
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
8
0
Health Services Administration
0
34
Hematology Technology/technician
10
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
0
Immunology
0
International Public Health/international Health
38
1
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
0
0
Medicine
155
Nursing Administration
10
Nursing Education
1
0
Nursing Practice
30
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
20
2
3
Palliative Care Nursing
0
0
3
Physical Therapy/therapist
34
Physician Assistant
65
0
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
11
Public Health
37
Public Health
54
2
Public Health Education and Promotion
22
0
Registered Nurse
106
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
20
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
1,583 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
28
133
0
Business Administration and Management
389
5
Commerce
14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
0
Development Economics and International Development
48
Economics
167
16
7
Finance
159
136
Human Resources Development
33
0
8
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
24
22
International Business
121
International Economics
16
0
Management Science
7
Marketing/marketing Management
91
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
12
Organizational Behavior Studies
30
31
0
Organizational Leadership
15
6
Project Management
63
Public Finance
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Legal and Law
970 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
45
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
26
Police Science
0
10
Criminal Justice
50
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
31
Criminology
3
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
6
10
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
15
Forensic Science and Technology
17
4
International Law and Legal Studies
35
0
Law
472
Legal Assistant/paralegal
79
6
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
53
Legal Support Services
14
9
Securities Services Administration/management
84
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
713 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
0
American History (United States)
0
Applied Mathematics
3
Arabic Language and Literature
2
Art Studies
5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
16
10
Art Teacher Education
4
Chinese Language and Literature
3
Computer Teacher Education
12
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
29
2
7
Creative Writing
5
Curriculum and Instruction
4
3
4
Education
17
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
21
Education/teaching of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs
32
Education/teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
0
Educational/instructional Technology
24
Educational Leadership and Administration
29
133
15
Elementary Education and Teaching
17
English Language and Literature
36
17
6
Exercise Physiology
17
16
Fine Arts and Art Studies
4
French Language and Literature
13
General Studies
10
German Language and Literature
7
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
24
0
11
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
International and Comparative Education
30
6
Japanese Language and Literature
9
Mathematics Teacher Education
0
Reading Teacher Education
0
Russian Language and Literature
5
Secondary Education and Teaching
29
Spanish Language and Literature
7
Special Education and Teaching
17
41
8
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
668 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
19
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
1
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
14
40
Computer Science
13
160
1
8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
2
Illustration
4
Information Science/studies
21
94
Systems Engineering
18
193
54
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
459 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
0
0
Bioinformatics
13
Biology
85
2
2
Biophysics
4
Biostatistics
10
0
0
Biotechnology
2
Chemistry
14
2
1
3
Environmental Health
18
0
2
Epidemiology
49
2
5
Evolutionary Biology
1
3
Financial Mathematics
0
Genome Sciences/genomics
0
Geography
28
11
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
4
Human/medical Genetics
1
Mathematics
18
4
1
4
Microbiology
2
Microbiology and Immunology
2
3
Molecular Genetics
0
Molecular Medicine
0
2
Physics
4
1
2
Statistics
16
118
20
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Engineering
419 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
33
5
1
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
10
Civil Engineering
17
18
0
4
Computer Engineering
4
4
0
5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
8
61
2
2
Engineering
3
Engineering
0
Engineering/industrial Management
120
0
7
Environmental Studies
30
8
3
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
4
Industrial Engineering
0
Landscape Architecture
6
8
Mechanical Engineering
23
19
0
9
Telecommunications Engineering
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
204 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
29
Journalism
43
Mass Communication
20
Photojournalism
4
11
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
0
Public Relations/image Management
55
Publishing
42
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
166 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
13
1
Dance
5
4
Digital Arts
2
Documentary Production
15
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
9
Fine Arts
32
2
Graphic Design
1
5
Interior Design
17
41
Music
2
Photography
1
13
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
118 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Meeting and Event Planning
49
Tourism and Travel Services Management
69
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
77 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
National Security Policy Studies
77
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Agriculture
4 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
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Online Programs

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Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
American Government and Politics (United States)
Business Administration and Management
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
Clinical Research Coordinator
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Master's Public Health, Class of 2015

Career Center, NACE Simplicity, workshops, individual counseling, on-line tutorials.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1990

I do not know. It's been a long time since I attended. When I went, it was very theory-based, which I liked, but I think it was missing out on giving students opportunities and ideas to work with mentors and on real-world projects.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2008

Good professors - encourages students to get internships. Urban environment gets student in real world.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-exercise science, Class of 1997

some mentoring, good alumnae events

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Affairs, Class of 2012

Job fairs, alumni network, career center

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theatre, Class of 1999

Its location helps students network, and the staff work in the local industry, and at the time were well respected artists in the community.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Classical archaeology, Class of 1984

Long time ago, don't remember

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master's Public Health, Class of 2015

Very high level of cultural - diverse international student body

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1990

Mixed culture. Diverse student population, except for financially. Most students were from wealthy families due to tuition costs.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theatre, Class of 1999

Sex drugs and alternative lifestyles/rock and roll

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Classical archaeology, Class of 1984

I'm sure they are very different now than in 1984, have no idea

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master's Public Health, Class of 2015

Yes - all of the above

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1990

All were above average. Dorms had more amenities than most schools. Food was good.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2008

Dorms, classrooms, library, food court, gym

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-exercise science, Class of 1997

20 years ago. adequate computers, nice dorms

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Affairs, Class of 2012

Expensive but state of the art.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Master's Public Health, Class of 2015

Not certain. Not on campus

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Electrical Engineering, Class of 1990

It was not a very spirited school. Many kids did not participate in activities. Sports were too much of an afterthought.

Rated January 2016