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GWU Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does George Washington University Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at George Washington University reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. You can jump to any of the following sections in our GWU cost report:

How Much Does GWU Charge for Tuition?

$57,984 In-State Tuition & Fees
$57,984 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at George Washington University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $57,984 for undergraduates. Students from District of Columbia did not receive a discount.

Tuition & Fees$57,894$90$57,984

George Washington University tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does George Washington University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do GWU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. At $57,984 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at George Washington University was high when compared to the national average. In-state students pay the same as out-of state ones at GWU.

If you want to know how GWU compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: George Washington University Financial Aid.

GWU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.73% Tuition Increase
1.03% Fee Increase
$263,241 Est. 4-Year Cost

Over the past five years, GWU tuition and fees has grown by a rate of 2.73% annually. The tuition increased by 2.73%, and fees by 1.03%. The estimated cost for this year's tuition and fees is $63,179 if the growth rate continues.

For two years of academic instruction, your cost will end up being $128,081 for two years and $263,241 for four years.

This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at GWU.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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