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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$57,585 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,735 tuition
$10,530 on campus room & board
$1,275 books
$45 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$57,585 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,735 tuition
$10,530 on campus room & board
$1,275 books
$45 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$26,776 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
73% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($5,387 avg)
3% get state aid ($891 avg)
71% get institn'l aid ($26,776 avg)
49% get loans ($6,675 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.20% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.20% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $27,832 71%
Federal Grant Aid $5,387 15%
Pell Grants $3,978 13%
Other Federal Grants $1,755 15%
Institution Grant Aid $26,776 71%
State Grant Aid $891 3%
Student Loans $6,675 49%
Federal Loans $5,970 49%
Other Loans $15,958 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y
$4,000 Y
- Y
$7,500 - $15,000 R
$16,000 - $20,000 R
$7,500 - $15,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Financial Aid Contact Info
2121 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
(202) 994-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,272
Out of State $1,272


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Katherine from Yuma, AZ
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Online courses while more money per credit hour offer flexible scheduling I you are working as well

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  • 5
  • Freshman
  • Dec-07-2013 I am a current student here

    GWU is expensive but they provide so many services to students that are worth the cost. They professors themselves are worth the cost because they are true professionals in the fields they teach. Next semester the chief economist of the world bank will be teaching a game theory course at out international affairs school.

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  • 3
  • M
  • Jul-11-2013 I am a current student here

    It's an expensive school, so keep that in mind.

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