George Washington University


George Washington University

George Washington University


The George Washington University mission is to provide an environment where knowledge is created and acquired and where creative endeavors seek to enrich the experiences of the global society. With ten schools and colleges and nearly 100 research centers and institutes, our students receive hands-on experience as they explore nearly any avenue of personal interest.

The depth and breadth of our academic programs, the exceptional qualifications of full-time faculty, the unmatched experiences of our adjunct faculty and the strengths of research initiatives allow students, faculty and our staff to look at the world beyond the classroom.

The GW University boasts three major campuses: the Foggy Bottom Campus, the Mount Vernon Campus and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus. Each has a distinct feel with integrated services and unparalleled amenities.

The Basics

SettingLocated in the heart of Washington
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$ 53,000
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StateWashington D.C.
Nearest CityWashington
Year Founded1821
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring, Summer
Level OfferedUndergraduate and graduate programs
EnrollmentApproximately 27,000 students
International Students8%
Student-Teacher Ratio14:1

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Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs: GW offers a broad range of academic offerings, with more than 2,000 undergraduate courses in areas ranging from anthropology to systems engineering. GW has an extensive library collection, cutting-edge technology resources, and faculty members dedicated to our mission of academic excellence.


Fitness Facilities: The Lerner Health and Wellness Center, Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, The GW Lloyd Gym, The Mount Vernon Campus Pool, The GW Tennis Center

Students Life

Academic Life – 9,500 full-time undergraduates study in more than 72 majors across the spectrum of business, engineering, international affairs, communications and media, sciences, math, social sciences, arts, languages and the humanities.

Arts & Culture – GW sits in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities. The university is proud of the visual and performing arts that are prominent in our academic programs and in campus life.

Health & Wellness – “GWellness” describes the George Washington University’s holistic approach to fitness and health. It reflects our commitment to providing a GW experience that is well rounded, benefiting the whole person.

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