Higher Education Act Disclosure

Consumer Information for Prospective and Current GW Students, Faculty and Staff

This page contains several links to help members of the GW community locate important institutional information. The links are organized into five topical areas:

  1. Institutional Programs and Policies
  2. Tuition and Student Financial Assistance
  3. Student Outcomes
  4. Campus Health and Safety
  5. Athletics
  6. State Grant Assistance
  7. National Student Loan Data System
  8. US Department of Education Publications

GW annually distributes a notice to all enrolled students regarding the availability of required information in compliance with the Higher Education Act and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  

Institutional Programs and Policies

Academic Programs

Instructional Facilities


University Bulletins

Strategic Plans

Institutional and Program Accreditation

Privacy of Student Records

Transfer of Credit Policies

Articulation Agreements

  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences:
    • Lord Fairfax Community College
    • Northern Virginia Community College
    • Prince George’s Community College
    • Shenandoah University
  • School of Nursing:
  • Blue Ridge Community College
  • Central Virginia Community College
  • Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
  • Danville Community College
  • Eastern Shore Community College
  • Germanna Community College
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Lord Fairfax Community College
  • Mount Empire Community College
  • New River Community College
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • Tappahannock Community College
  • Southside Virginia Community College
  • Southwest Virginia Community College
  • Thomas Nelson Community College
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • Wytheville Community College
  • Montgomery College
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • College of Professional Studies:

Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities

Student Body Diversity

Voter Registration Information and Forms

Copyright and File Sharing Policy

Student Services Contact Information

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Tuition and Student Financial Assistance

Cost of Attendance

Net Price Calculator

US Department of Education College Navigator

Withdrawal, Refund, and Return of Federal (Title IV Student Financial Assistance Program) Funds

Student Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Students

Office of Student Financial Assistance
Ground Floor, Marvin Center, 800 21St Street NW
Phone:  202-994-6620
Email:   finaid@gwu.edu
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am-5:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Graduate Students

School/College Based Assistance

Address and Contact Information

Ground Floor, E Building
Phone:  202-994-6592
Email:  finaid@law.gwu.edu
Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Address and Contact Information

Ross Hall, Suite 106
Phone:  202-994-2960
Email:  medfinan@gwu.edu
Hours of Operation:  Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

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Student Outcomes

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Campus Health and Safety

Campus Safety and Fire Safety Report

Drug-Free Campus and Workplace Program


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State Grant Assistance

Undergraduate borrowers of student loans are advised that state grant assistance for attendance at GW is available from the following states:

For an analysis of state grant programs throughout the country, including an inventory database (in Excel format), see the report by The Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings Beyond Need and Merit: Strengthening State Grant Programs.

The US Department of Education's list of state grant agencies is available here.

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National Student Loan Data System

All borrowers are advised that information regarding all federal student loans are reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).  Such information is accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system.

Students are advised that they can always look up their federal student loan history on the database of the NSLDS.

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US Department of Education Publications

Institutions are required to provide information published by the Department of Education to students at any time that information regarding loan availability is provided. These publications include information about rights and responsibilities of students as borrowers of federal student loans.

The US Department of Education Publications on student loans are:

Click here for the main web-site for the Direct Loan program.

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