Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

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School Overview

Formerly the Corcoran School of Art, The Corcoran College of the Art and Design at George Washington University was founded in 1890. It is located in the Downtown area of Washington D.C. and is the only professional art and design college in the city. It is a privately owned and operated higher education institution that is associated with the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the largest private cultural institution in Washington D.C.

General Information

Admission Office

500 17th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006-4804

(202) 639-1814

(888) 267-2672

Fax: (202) 639-1830



Contact: Elizabeth Paladino

Director of Admissions
Main Address

500 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20006-4804

(202) 639-1800

corcoran.gwu.edu/
Size

Total undergrads: 397

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 49

Degree-seeking undergrads: 320

Graduate enrollment: 201

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General A,B
Botanical art and illustration C
Ceramics and sculpture C
Contemporary art and museum culture B
Digital art C
Drawing and painting C
Fine/Studio Arts A,B
Graphic Design A,B,C
Interior Design B,C
Metal/Jewelry Arts C
Photography A,B
Printmaking C
Studio theory and practice B

Education

Art Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

George Washington University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(202) 994-1000
Website:www.gwu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:undergraduate.admissions.gwu.edu/how-apply
Address:2121 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:27,159
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):81%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:21,427 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$51,950
Out-of-state Tuition:$51,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,674

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

George Washington University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at George Washington University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Architecture and Related Services12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies4761
Biological and Biomedical Sciences34119
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services78115
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs348
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4341
Education14155
Engineering8776
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields211
English Language and Literature/Letters211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics9
Health Professions and Related Programs27210293
History112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3135
Legal Professions and Studies271
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics4232
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies422
Natural Resources and Conservation111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies34
Physical Sciences1322
Psychology2132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2132
Social Sciences48122
Visual and Performing Arts32108
Grand total10069014745

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at George Washington University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education44
Engineering11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Health Professions and Related Programs82512
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service213
Legal Professions and Studies22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Grand total1927311

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at George Washington University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$51,950
Out-of-state$51,950
Books and supplies$1,275

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$28,845
Out-of-state$28,845

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,10482%
Grant or scholarship aid2,05780%$25,674
Student loan aid1,12143%$7,535

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,22566%$26,797
Federal student loans4,26139%$9,047

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for George Washington University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled George Washington University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants25,48810,05015,438
Percent admitted100%39%41%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

George Washington University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment27,159
Undergraduate enrollment11,504
Graduate enrollment15,655

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

George Washington University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (CPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHB) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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