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Publishing at George Washington University

Every publishing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the publishing program at George Washington University stacks up to those at other schools.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Publishing section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Publishing Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Publishing

Online Classes Are Available at GWU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, GWU does offer online courses in publishing for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

GWU Publishing Rankings

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Publishing Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the publishing majors at George Washington University.

GWU Publishing Master’s Program

85% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 15% of publishing master's degrees went to men and 85% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 14% men graduate in publishing each year. GWU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.


Of the students who received a publishing master's degree from GWU, 69% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the publishing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 29% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in publishing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 41
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Careers That Publishing Grads May Go Into

A degree in publishing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Editors 3,330 $89,710


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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