The George Washington University

Located in Washington, D.C., The George Washington University was established through an Act of Congress in 1821. Today the university is the highest institution of higher learning in Washington and is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The George Washington University offers online programs for students who wish to obtain a bachelor’s, master’s, or associate’s degree or a graduate-level certificate. In addition, many individual courses are also available in a 100 percent online format. Examples of programs that are available include a Master of Business Administration program, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Counseling, Nursing, Forensic Sciences, Emergency Medicine, and certificates in Publishing, Law Firm Management, Healthcare Corporate Compliance, and Public Leadership.

Undergraduate students will find that tuition for online learning is the same for on campus learning. Yearly tuition for undergraduate programs is $47,735. Graduate school tuition varies based on the individual program. Tuition for master’s degree programs that are offered by the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences range from $850 to $1,440 per credit hour. Programs within the Graduate School of Education and Human Development range from $8,883 for the entire program to as much as $1,083 per credit hour. Prospective students should consult the school that offers their program of choice to determine tuition cost. Financial aid is available in the form of federal and state loans and grants, merit scholarships, and military benefits, depending on student eligibility.

Undergraduate students may apply online or use the university’s common application. The application consists of sections that request biological information as well as essays. Graduate admissions requirements vary depending on the school that offers the program. Prospective graduate students must contact the school in which they are interest for admissions requirement details.