Graduate Student Profile

Students at orientation

 

At the School of Engineering & Applied Science, the graduate students represent a wide range of nationalities and academic backgrounds. From one of the highest ratios of women to men in graduate engineering and computer science programs in the country to representing more than 45 countries, SEAS graduate students represent the best of GW's values of diversity, community and excellence.

Fall 2016 Entry - Class Profile

Total students enrolled: 834

Total students by field of study (M.S., Ph.D., Certificate):

  • Biomedical Engineering: 34
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering: 30
  • Computer Engineering: 26
  • Computer Science: 342
  • Cybersecurity in Computer Science: 24
  • Electrical Engineering: 167
  • Engineering Management: 54
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering: 103
  • Regulatory Biomedical Engineering: 8
  • Systems Engineering: 26
  • Telecommunications Engineering: 5

Number of countries represented: 47

Average Test Scores:

  • GRE Verbal: 150 (47th percentile)
  • GRE Quantitative: 165 (87th percentile)
  • GRE Analytical (Writing): 3 (27th percentile)
  • TOEFL Overall: 95
  • IELTS Overall: 6.5

Sample of disciplines majored in as undergraduates:

  • Art history
  • Business administration
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Communication engineering
  • Computer science
  • Electrical engineering
  • Information systems
  • Materials science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political science
  • Software engineering
  • Telecommunications