2121 I Street NW Washington, DC 20052 202-994-6040
http://www.gwu.edu gwadm@gwu.edu
About George Washington University
  • Year of Foundation 1821
  • Size of Campus 45 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,761
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 99%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $65
  • Enrollment No. 10,225
Our University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Our location in the heart of Washington places us at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. We sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Our students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world.The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of the Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. We have more than 20,000 students-from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries-studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses-Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va. Our Commitment Our 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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 17
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 10
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus CNN On the Story at GW University, ArtsFest!, Midnight Madness, Spirit Week.
  • Number of students in fraternities 17
  • Percent students who are frat members 16%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Arnold Air Society, Chi Sigma Iota Rho Theta Chapter, Eta Beta Rho, Beta Alpha Psi, Delta Sigma Pi, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key International Honour Society, National Residence Hall Honorary, Phi Sigma Pi Natio
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 14
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Campus Christian Fellowship, American Islamic Medical Association, Christians On Campus, GW Knights of Columbus, GWU Chinese Bible Study, Hillel, Holy Land Christian College Community, Hope Bible Study, International
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 13%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Aatash, Afghan Student Organization, AIESEC, Aikido GWU, APIA Organization Council, Arabic Language Society, Asian Student Alliance, Ayiti United, BIAS-Black International Affairs Society, Black Graduate Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest train Washington DC (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Washington DC (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Washington DC (10), Dulles (20)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 33%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 18%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • Number of students using college housing 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 36
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (95%), women's dorms (2%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (1%), apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 37%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of e-books 1,269
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 214,993
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums The Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, The Dimock Gallery.
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 12,055
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,825,444
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Law and Medical libraries, I. Edward Kiev Collection, International Counterculture Archive, Africana Research Center.
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,129,332
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Maryland, Howard University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 61%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Georgetown University, Howard University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, US Navy, Ameriprise Financial, Corporate Executive Board, Childrens National Medical Center, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers.
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis