The total cost of attendance at George Washington University is
(which includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses)
George Washington University works to help students navigate paying for their education. At GWU, students benefit from the Fixed Tuition Program where tuition is guaranteed not to increase for up to five consecutive years of full-time study. George Washington University provides additional financial aid cost information on its cost of attendance page along with access to its net price calculator. Students can access a Financial Aid Glossary to help understand the many new aspects associated with applying for financial aid as well as helpful consumer information and related links.
The Office of Student Financial Assistance at George Washington University provides financial assistance to its incoming and continuing students (Students may also receive awards through the Office of Admissions as well). Some of the awards that students are offered include
extra-curricular or athletic-based awards. Another award program that students can hope for is the District Scholars Program which is primarily need-based and provided to local DC students based on a variety of additional criteria.
Other ways that prospective George Washington University can help make higher education more affordable is through tuition benefits as a result of the Tuition Exchange Program or the tuition remission benefits program for employees. Students can also subsidize their housing expenses by applying for membership in the Resident Advisor Program where they can provide mentorship, resources, stewardship, and support to students. More information on the Resident Advisor Program can be found here
Students wishing to use military educational benefits can do so at GWU. Veterans can find additional information on veterans benefits page, too. Students can take advantage of emergency funding in the unfortunate instance where they are facing a financial hardship. There are several applications to choose from that could potentially fit a student’s needs. Students can access payment plans here.
Financial Literacy Initiatives
George Washington University understands the importance of financial resources, education, and financial literacy. Students have access to this comprehensive Financial Literacy Guide. This is a 32-page guide with links to government, state, local and private websites and resources including a list of useful books and references at the end of the document.
Another program available addressing financial literacy is through the George Washington University School of Business’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC). The GFLEC website provides a wealth of information for students to take advantage of and learn from, including educational learning and workshop opportunities, videos, research-related information, initiatives (including information on workplace financial wellness, financial literacy, money and risk in the digital age, and millennial financial literacy and fin-tech use along with many others), financial media, financial literacy articles, and financial literacy events. One such event is the Financial Literacy Seminar Series which is a venture that “brings together academics, practitioners, policymakers, and other experts to present and discuss cutting-edge research on financial literacy.”
The average student at George Washington University pays
George Washington University's financial aid meets
of student's demonstrated need
At George Washington University
of freshmen receive some form of financial aid
The average George Washington University merit scholarship for students without financial need is
George Washington University offers merit scholarships which are renewable for up to 10 semesters as long as students continue to meet the criteria and the academic progress guidelines for renewal. Students are only allowed to take one scholarship award even if they are awarded multiple. The highest award will be provided to the student. International freshmen are also in the running for these merit scholarships. Awards are determined automatically through admissions process and include several different awards with varying criteria:
Very few students pay the full price. Here's the average cost for students in different income brackets:
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The average student at George Washington University takes out
in student loans
The student loan repayment rate at George Washington University is
after five years
after seven years
At George Washington University
after three years
The average starting salary for a George Washington University graduate is
After graduation, here's how the average salary at George Washington University grows over time:
George Washington University's full cost of attendance has increased an average of
per year since 2014
George Washington University's average net price has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Given past trends, we expect George Washington University's tuition pricing to be the following: