GW Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into GW? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 9,216 out of 19,837 applicants or 46% were admitted making GW a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 11,683 8,154 19,837
Accepted 5,580 3,636 9,216
Acceptance Rate 48% 45% 46%
Enrolled 1,582 1,007 2,589
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 28% 28%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to George Washington University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that GW regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to George Washington University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1280 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1195. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1365 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 70 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1280 1450
SAT Reading 650 730
SAT Math 620 730
ACT Composite 27 31
ACT English 28 33
ACT Math 26 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >59%
29 to 31 Avg + 46%-59%
27 to 29 Avg - 33%-46%
25 to 27 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 25 Low <23%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1450 and Above Good >59%
1365 to 1450 Avg + 46%-59%
1280 to 1365 Avg - 33%-46%
1195 to 1280 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 1195 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

George Washington University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 10, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to George Washington University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131469 IPEDS survey data for George Washington University.

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