The George Washington University Placement 2021 ,Washington D.C.,USA

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Courses and colleges of George Washington University (GWU) have been globally recognized for yielding high career and internship outcomes. The university has been ranked 1st among ‘Top Colleges or Universities for Internship Opportunities’ by the Princeton Review. 43% of graduate students from the School of Nursing have been earning more than $100k, the highest amongst all the schools. This is shortly followed by the School of Business and Applied Sciences with 35% of graduates earning more than $100k. Third in line stands the School of Business with $100k and more obtained by 32% of students.

Out of 10, almost 9 undergraduates are known to have obtained post-graduate plans within 6 months of graduation in 2021. The median salary of alumni was $55,000. 83% of Global MBA students searching for a job accepted offers. GWU’s Online MBA program has been ranked 14th among ‘Best Online MBA Programs’ and its Masters in Finance course has ranked 2 among 47 institutions globally for pre-experience programs by Financial Times Ranking 2021.

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GWU Placement Highlights 2021 

The table below displays the data for post-baccalaureate students for the batch of 2021.

First Destination Success Rate

96%

Employed full-time or part-time

65%

Searching for Jobs

4%

Employers engaged

13,000

Highest Employment Location-Wise

Mid-Atlantic

The sector with the Highest Employment

Private, For-Profit

Highest Salary Range

$60,000 +

Top Employers

Dell Inc, Facebook, Deloitte, Harvard University, The Government of Japan, PIMCO, RVA Magazine, iDog, Bharti Foundation

GWU Class Profile 2021 

The total number of traditional undergraduate students at George Washington University was 11,000. For admission into the 1st year UG program, the total number of applications received was 27,277 and the total number of admits (50%) was 13,576. Out of these 2,705 students were enrolled for the same. The student-faculty ratio was 13:1 and the average class size was 29.

More data about the undergraduate class profile has been given below:

  • The total percentage of male students was 37% and that of the females was 63%.
  • The total percentage of the population that consisted of international students was 11%.
  • Students from more than 130 countries were a part of the undergraduate population.
  • The average GPA of UG students was 3.66, the average SAT score was 1300-1450, and the average ACT was 30-33.
  • 51% of students were White, 24% were Hispanic and Asian, 7% were Black, 5% included 2 or more races and 13% others included international students.

A total of 646 graduate degrees were sought. The points below include degrees the percentage of students who opted for them:

Master’s: 72%

Law: 15%

Doctoral: 2%

Medical: 3%

Other: 7%

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GWU Global MBA Class Profile 2018

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GWU Employment Profile 

If we scan the sectors which witnessed high employment, the private, for-profit sector takes away the trophy with 68% employment. Shortly behind was the non-profit sector with student employment percentage standing at 25%. The public, Govt sectors had the least number of employment with only 8% of GWU graduates employed in it.

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GWU Global MBA Employment by Region 

Most of the students found a full-time job in Mid-Atlanta at 48%. The second highest employment was witnessed in the Northeast at 12%. This was followed by job acceptance in Midwest and South at 10% each. 8% of students got employment in West and 6% in South West. 6% of students got placed internationally.

Detailed below are acceptance rates on the basis of functions and industries.

On the basis of function

  • Consulting: 38%
  • Marketing/Sales: 17%
  • Finance: 13%
  • Other (General Management, Operations/Logistics): 32%

On the basis of industry

  • Consulting Services: 24%
  • Technology: 16%
  • Financial Services: 10%
  • Other (Hospitality, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non-Profit, Consumer Packaged Goods, Energy, Transportation/Logistics, Government, Retail): 50%

The info graph below sums up the career outcome of both graduates and undergraduates.

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GWU Top Employers 

The table below displays the names of some of the renowned employers which hired graduates from George Washington University.

Optimus Consulting

5W Public Relations

21st Century Fox

ABC News

Abbott

Accenture

Binary Foundation

Bharti Foundation

Cadeo Group

Deloitte

Dell.Inc

Facebook

Harvard University

Hanon Systems

Gucci America Inc

International Monetary Fund

International Language Institute

iDog

PIMCO

RVA Magazine

The Government of Japan

The History Factory

The Korea Times

The New York Times

Top Employers for MBA graduates: Accenture, Facebook, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Fedex, Thales, Bank of America, IBM, T-Mobile, Whirlpool, Marriott, Deloitte, Chevron, Dell Technologies, JetBlue, BB&T, CVA Health.

GWU Average Salary by Degree

The table below features some of the top-paying degrees at George Washington University. Among the lot mentioned, an MBA degree led to the highest pay package with an average salary of $152,000. The least amount of pay package was offered for a Bachelor of Arts degree with $90,000.

Degree

Average Salary

MBA

$152,000

Masters in Science

$116,000

Bachelor in Science

$100,000

BBA

$93,000

Bachelor of Arts

$90,000

GWU Global MBA Signing Bonus

49% of MBA students who accepted a placement offer obtained a signing bonus at the time of joining. The mean signing bonus recorded was $13,396 and the median signing bonus was $10,000.

Given below is the salary division as per different domains.

  • The highest mean salary was obtained by General Management students with $128,000.
  • Next in line came those into Consulting with a mean salary of $100,723.
  • This was followed by those in Finance and Operations/Logistics with $91,250 and $95,000 each.
  • Marketing/Sales witnessed the lowest mean salary among the lot with $82,171.

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GWU Campus Placement Support 

At George Washington University, students’ overall development is the mantra for success. 100% of the surveyed participants agreed that the university’s career courses helped them grow in their careers and secure their futures. Students are free to approach their student employment team in order to get connected with good employers and companies. The placement cell at GWU is nationally recognized and empowers students in sketching their career routes. Students are informed throughout the year of the various fresh and upcoming opportunities.

Professional networking is available to students and alumni via the Center for Career Services, school-based career centres, and the Office of Alumni Relations. Some of the career services offered by the university to help students search for the details related to their field of interest are”

  • Full-time jobs and part-time jobs and students support.
  • Handshake: This is the university’s career management system where students can find thousands of internships as well as jobs.
  • Online resources:  Brad Traverse Jobs, Leadership Directories, Washington Business Journal.
  • Events and programs: Career and internship fests, special industry career expos, employer information sessions, workplace site visits (for only UG students), and employer-in-residence.
  • Alumni Career Serviceswebinars, virtual networking, and GWAA LinkedIn Group and industry subgroups.

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George Washington University Placement FAQs

Q. Placement of which school graduates led to the highest pay package at GWU?

A. The School of Nursing graduates have been earning more than $100k, the highest amongst all the schools. This is shortly followed by the School of Business and Applied Sciences with 35% of graduates earning more than $100k. Third in line stands the School of Business with $100k and more obtained by students.

Q. Which are some of the top employers who offered placements to GWU students?

A. Some of the top employers are Abbott, Accenture, iDog, Harvard University, Bharti Foundation, Cadeo Group, ABC News, Gucci America Inc, Hanon Systems, Binary Foundation, Deloitte, and Dell.Inc.

Q. What has been the MBA salary packages as per student citizenships at GWU?

A. On the basis of student nationality, following is the MBA salary package:
  Mean Salary Median Salary
U.S Citizens/Permanent Residents $102,173 $100,000
Foreign Nationals $81,615 $78,000

Q. Which sector witnessed the highest amount of placement at GWU?

A. The private, for-profit sector witnessed the highest employment percentage with 68%. Shortly behind was the non-profit sector with student employment percentage standing at 25%. Public, Govt sectors had the least number of employments with only 8%.

Q. As per the functions, students from which domain bagged the highest salary at GWU?

A. The highest mean salary was obtained by General Management students with $128,000. Next in line came those into Consulting with a mean salary of $100,723. This was followed by those into Finance and Operations/Logistics with $91,250 and $95,000 each.

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Washington D.C. ( Virginia)

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