George Washington University

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George Washington University Reviews

Based on 28 Reviews
2121 I Street, NW Washington, DC
College Review
Career PreparationA
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
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Excellent
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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
0
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
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 Pastoral Counseling/patient Counseling
0
Clinical Research Coordinator
8
59
4
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
185
630
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist
7
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
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, Other
55
13
7
Health Communication
13
3
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
0
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
8
0
Health Services Administration
0
34
Health/health Care Administration/management
7
41
0
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 Education and Promotion
22
0
Public Health, General
53
2
Public Health, Other
37
1
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
106
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
20
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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
Chinese Language and Literature
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
5
Clinical Psychology
27
40
Community Organization and Advocacy
1
European Studies/civilization
0
9
Forensic Psychology
28
Health/medical Psychology
0
History, General
52
8
1
Human Services, General
26
International and Intercultural Communication
23
International Policy Analysis
42
3
International Relations and Affairs
432
128
International/global Studies
1
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
2
Latin American Studies
7
6
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
12
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
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 and Government, General
215
13
9
Psychology, General
149
14
1
8
Public Administration
82
0
Public Policy Analysis, General
85
13
Religion/religious Studies
0
0
Science, Technology and Society
0
Social Sciences, Other
3
Sociology
29
5
Sustainability Studies
4
Women's Studies
12
2
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
28
133
0
Business Administration and Management, General
389
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
0
0
Business/commerce, General
14
Development Economics and International Development
48
Economics, General
167
16
7
Finance, General
159
136
Human Resources Development
33
0
8
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
24
22
International Business/trade/commerce
121
International Economics
16
0
Management Science
7
Marketing/marketing Management, General
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
45
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
26
Criminal Justice/police Science
0
10
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
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, Other
53
Legal Support Services, Other
14
9
Securities Services Administration/management
84
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
0
American History (United States)
0
Applied Mathematics, General
3
Arabic Language and Literature
2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
16
10
Art Teacher Education
4
Art/art Studies, General
5
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, Other
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 Leadership and Administration, General
29
133
15
Educational/instructional Technology
24
Elementary Education and Teaching
17
English Language and Literature, General
36
17
6
Exercise Physiology
17
16
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
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, General
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, General
10
25
8
Special Education and Teaching, Other
7
16
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
19
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
0
0
Bioinformatics
13
Biology/biological Sciences, General
85
2
2
Biophysics
4
Biostatistics
10
0
0
Biotechnology
2
Chemistry, General
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, Other
4
Human/medical Genetics
1
Mathematics, General
18
4
1
4
Microbiology and Immunology
2
3
Microbiology, General
2
Molecular Genetics
0
Molecular Medicine
0
2
Physics, General
4
1
2
Statistics, General
16
118
19
0
Statistics, Other
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
33
5
1
Biotechnology
2
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
10
Civil Engineering, General
17
18
0
4
Computer Engineering, General
4
4
0
5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
8
61
2
2
Engineering
3
Engineering, Other
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
29
Journalism
43
Mass Communication/media Studies
20
Photojournalism
4
11
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
0
Public Relations/image Management
55
Publishing
42
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
13
1
Dance, General
5
4
Digital Arts
2
Documentary Production
15
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
9
Fine/studio Arts, General
32
2
Graphic Design
1
5
Interior Design
17
41
Music, General
2
Photography
1
13
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Meeting and Event Planning
49
Tourism and Travel Services Management
69
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
National Security Policy Studies
77
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at George Washington University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
American Government and Politics (United States)
Business Administration and Management, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Cyber/computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Education/teaching of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/instructional Technology
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services Administration
Health/health Care Administration/management
Hematology Technology/technician
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
Information Science/studies
International/global Studies
Legal Assistant/paralegal
Legal Support Services, Other
Museology/museum Studies
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
Project Management
Public Administration
Public Relations/image Management
Publishing
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Securities Services Administration/management
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor

*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
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
(CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs
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
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
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
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
Classical archaeology, Class of 1984
Alumni Center
Rated January 2016
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
Journalism, Class of 2008
Urban, wealthy, elite.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-exercise science, Class of 1997
20 years ago....diverse, fun
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Affairs, Class of 2012
Motivated, competitive
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
Alumni
Theatre, Class of 1999
Great!
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
Classical archaeology, Class of 1984
No idea
Rated January 2016
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
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 2008
Political? Not sure.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS-exercise science, Class of 1997
nothing super unique.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Affairs, Class of 2012
Political committees
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Theatre, Class of 1999
unique - in the heart of Washington, DC with all of the opportunities that affords. Popular - sex and complaining Groups - the school was very clickish
Rated January 2016