Recent Survey Findings

Post-Baccalaureate Survey

At 6 months after commencement:

  • 63% of graduates employed
  • 19% in graduate school
  • 8% seeking employment
  • 5% gap year
  • 2% other
  • 2% military service
  • 1% self-employed

Read the results of the 2013 Post-Baccalaureate Survey.

International Student Barometer 2011

The top factors in deciding where to study:

  • 95% quality of teaching
  • 94% reputation of GW
  • 94% city/location
  • 92% reputation of the education system in this country
  • 91% departmental reputation

View an infographic of the 2011 International Student Barometer Results.


The Office of Survey Research and Analysis serves the George Washington University by undertaking major survey research about students, faculty, and staff and by coordinating the development, distribution, and analysis of these results. This office conducts social research and analysis to support accreditation requirements, academic program reviews, and to establish and verify benchmarks.

The office works with other units and faculty in planning and conducting assessments of programs and courses.

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