Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition varies by program. More than 60 percent of the George Washington University (GW) students have received some form of financial assistance. Sources of aid include institutional scholarships, need-based grants, employee reimbursement, and loans that are awarded on the basis of merit or financial need.

Degree-seeking students who are U.S. citizens may be eligible for federal financial aid. To apply, you must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)GW’s federal school code is 001444.

Tuition is charged per credit hour unless otherwise noted. Tuition rates and total estimated program costs are subject to change annually.

Find your tuition by:

  • Clicking on the "View Tuition Rate" button below.
    • Undergraduate tuition can be found under the Undergraduate (off-campus & online) section.
    • Graduate tuition can be found under the Health Science Programs section.
  • Calculate your estimated annual tuition by multiplying the tuition rate by the number of credits you are taking for your program.

If you have questions regarding tuition costs for the programs listed above, you may call (202) 466-3791.

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   Funding Your Education

GW’s Office of Student Financial Assistance is available to assist online students with information regarding the funding of your education. For more information about the financial aid application process, available scholarships or your eligibility, call us at (202) 994-6620, email, or visit the links below.

   Information for Military Students

The George Washington University’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences is committed to maintaining its long, collaborative history with the military. As part of this collaboration, we’re proud to offer special consideration for members of the military on active duty, stationed abroad or those who have recently separated or retired.

Ranked 8th in Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report, GW’s online graduate programs are designed to reach military personnel around the globe, provide a flexible schedule for program completion and build on the skills obtained in military medical services to propel their career or make a smooth transition into civilian health care.

   Military Benefits

More than 1,500 GW military students, veterans and their families attend GW and benefit from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs educational benefits. Veterans and active military servicemen and women may also take advantage of several benefits offered by GW:

  • GW Health Science Programs offer a waiver of the $80 admission application fee for active-duty U.S. military personnel
  • Online and asynchronous course structure accommodates any schedule — even for students deployed or on an overseas assignment
  • GW is VA approved and participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program
  • The Yellow Ribbon awards up to $5,120 for graduate students
  • To enhance our commitment to our military, GW has a Veterans Services Office and Student Veterans of America chapter.

GW is committed to providing the highest level of student and financial services to those who have served in our armed forces. Service members are invited to contact GW’s Office of Veteran Services for more information on the benefits and opportunities we provide; this office is the VA certifying official for the university.

Contact Us

As you explore our programs at George Washington University, our dedicated staff is here to support you. If you have any questions or want to know more, click the "Request More Information" button below, or email