GWU

George Washington University

2121 I St NW, Washington, United States
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About George Washington University

George Washington University is a school located in Washington, , US with a total of 8130 courses available to enroll in.

George Washington University was founded in 1821 by an act of Congress to fulfill a vision for academic achievement in the nation's capital. IT was part of the vision of George Washington himself. It is a private university and ranked as one of the best in the nation.

GWU is located in urban Washington D.C. in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. They also have campuses at MT. Vernon and Virginia. It is close to the State Department, the museums on the National Mall, and the George Washington Monument. All of this makes GWU particularly appealing to students with an interest in politics, national events, and city life.

About 25% of GWU students take part in the Greek Life system. For students interested in rushing fraternities and sororities, GWU is a great university. GWU also maintains their TRAIL program for outdoor activities: biking, hiking, and camping.

George Washington University is also distinguished by their graduate programs in the Law School and The Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Graduates form these programs include former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the actor Alec Baldwin.

GWU is part of the Division I NCAA and competes nationally in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

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