Tuition and Costs For F-1 or J-1 Students

The following amounts are estimated costs for students who are beginning their program in the 2021-2022 school year and are the minimum amounts needed for a I-20 or DS 2019 from GW.  Tuition, Fees, and health insurance expenses can be expected to increase annually.  

Degree and Program  Tuition Per Year Living Expenses Per Year + Book and Insurance Per Year Total Cost Per Year Program/Visa Duration
Art Therapy - MA $34,400 $20,850 $3,190 $58,440 3 years
Biochemistry & Molecular Bioinformatics (1 Year track) $54,750 $20,850 $3,190 $78,790 1 Year
Classical Acting - MFA* $45,455 $20,850 $3,190 $69,495 1.5 years
Decorative Arts and Design - MA $38,325 $20,850 $3,190 $62,365 2 years
Environmental Resource Policy - MA $35,380 $20,850 $3,190 $59,420 2 years
Exhibition Design - MA $37,680 $20,850 $3,190 $61,720 2 years
Forensic Psychology - MA $25,110 $20,850 $3,190 $49,150 2 years
Interaction Design - MA $38,325 $20,850 $3,190 $62,365 2 years
Museum Studies - MA $36,120 $20,850 $3,190 $60,160 2 years
Organizational Sciences - MA $25,110 $20,850 $3,190 $49,150 2 years
Public Administration - MPA, Public Policy - MPP $38,325 $20,850 $3,190 $62,365 2 years
Public Policy and Public Administration - PhD $35,280 $20,850 $3,190 $59,320 5 years
Professional Psychology - PsyD $36,120 $20,850 $3,190 $60,160 4 years
New Media & Photojournalism - MA $36,120 $20,850 $3,190 $78,790 2 Years
All Remaining MA, MS Programs $32,904 $20,850 $3,190 $56,944 2 Years
All Remaining MFA Programs $54,750 $20,850 $3,190 $78,790 2 Years
All Remaining PhD Programs $32,850 $20,850 $3,190 $56,890 5 Years

* This program does not provide a per credit hour tuition cost, only for the total program cost.

This number is a projection created by the Graduate Enrollment Management Office based on average housing cost in the area.