Below are estimated costs for attending GW for one semester. These costs are subject to change each academic year.

Type of Expense




Varies; individual costs can be viewed here.

Students under the age of 26 must comply with the District of Columbia's immunization requirement.

Estimated Room 

$7,087 per semester

Based on 9-month academic calendar; varies depending on housing assignment.

Estimated Board

$1,800 per semester


Local Transportation

$525 per semester


Medical Insurance

$1,365 per semester

Estimated cost of GW Aenta Health Insurance for academic year 2016-2017.  Price subject to change.

Books and Supplies

$638 per semester

Miscellaneous $750 per semester Includes personal expenses, traveling, etc.


Postcards from DC

GW Inbound Exchange Blogging Scholarship

The Inbound Exchange Blogging & Digital Story Scholarship provides one (1) $1,000 scholarship and one (1) $1,200 scholarship for admitted incoming exchange students each semester who are interested in writing blogs and/or creating a short movie about their experiences while living and studying at GW.  To learn more and apply for this scholarship, visit the GW Inbound Exchange Blogging & Digital Storytelling Scholarship page.