The George Washington University (GW) is the largest private university in Washington, DC, enrolling 25,000 students from across the country and the world. GW’s critical research initiatives, the strength of our academic programs, our distinguished faculty, and accomplished students have earned GW its reputation as a leader in global education. GW’s ten colleges and schools, nearly 100 research centers and institutes, worldclass library system, and state-of-the-art technology provide an impressive array of intellectual resources. Among our strengths are programs in global development, international relations, international law, public policy, health sciences, business, politics, diplomacy, biomedical engineering, the sciences and the arts.
Students are housed at either of two campuses and have access to university facilities, libraries, fitness centers, computer labs, and student health services. The Foggy Bottom Campus is accessible by public transit and located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of the White House, Smithsonian Institution, World Bank, and several other major institutions. The Mount Vernon Campus is located among privateresidences and embassies in beautiful, wooded northwest Washington, DC. A free shuttle service links the campuses. Residence halls are staffed by program advisors. GW’s campus is safe and patrolled by the GW University Police Department.
Summer study at GW is a one-of-a-kind experience. Our programs leverage our close ties to the Washington, DC community to offer international students opportunities to engage in skills-based, experiential learning. GW’s Summer and Special Programs supports students’ academic studies, providing advising and registration assistance. In addition, students benefit from a full range of program activities including admission and career sessions, recreational and cultural programs, site visits, and trips to nearby cities. Source: George Washington 2015 International Summer Study Sheet For more information, please contact: