United States, District of Columbia

George Washington University was established in 1821 under an Act of Congress, calling it “making history”. In his testament, George Washington envisaged establishing a university in the American capital to become the entire nation's intellectual center. It provides a way to seek expertise, growth, wisdom and plan for a better future. Therefore, this dynamic institution attracts students from more than 130 countries around the world. Learners are inspired to make history, to change and lead the world to develop for the better. With more than 12,000 internship opportunities and practical experience; every university participant will be flattered in various well-known organizations. The World Bank, White House, PricewaterhouseCoopers, National Institutes of Health and Discovery Communications are some organizations that cooperate with GWU. This active research institution also has numerous research centers, including the International Economic Policy Research Institute and the National Security Archives.

Campus Life

From lecture halls to high-tech laboratories to group meeting rooms in open learning spaces, the first-class campus life perfectly blends academic and residential facilities. Life at GW provides rare opportunities to get the familiarity of varied new cultural experiences while studying in world-class institutions. Pupils find that a variety of learning environments can meet their needs and aspirations. Moreover, Learners resides in one of the 26 dormitories on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. One can choose rooms based on cost, location, lobby facilities and even roommates through GW's housing plan. George Washington has a thriving artistic atmosphere, with several student dance groups, improvisations and theater clubs, art galleries, instrumental and vocal ensembles. Numerous student organizations can also cater to various activities and sports.

Noted Alumni

The university’s alumni community is made up of well-known political figures, space explorers, American ambassadors, military personnel, and many others who have contributed to shaping American history. Besides, there are multiple personalities affiliated with the institute are influential in almost all the domain of life. These include former first lady Jackie Kennedy, 2020 American presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Acting President of Venezuela Juan Guaido, Chairman of Samsung Kun-Hee Lee and the actress Kerry Washington.