George Washington University Rankings

By | December 5, 2020

Located in Washington, DC, George Washington University is one of the best universities in the state of Washington DC. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for George Washington University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is George Washington University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, George Washington University is often abbreviated as GWU.

2121 I Street NW Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-6040
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: George Washington University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 53
Score: 53
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.4
Graduation and retention ranking: 51
Average freshman retention rate: 91.2%
6-year graduation rate: 81.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 85%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -4
Faculty resources ranking: 76
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 56.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 10.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 68.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 41
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1190-1370
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 67%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 93%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 37.4%
Financial resources rank: 64
Alumni giving rank: 154
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 9.8%

George Washington University History

Essential Facts: George Washington University

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 66%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 20%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 17%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 95%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, water polo
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, gymnastics, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook