George Washington University

800 21st Street NW, Washington D.C.

  • #=371 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 19,975Total Students
  • 1,941Faculty
  • 3,542Int'l Students

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Students come to the George Washington University (GW) because it offers a dynamic community where ideas are exchanged, diversity is valued, and leaders are made.

Located in the heart of Washington, DC since 1821, GW connects students to people and ideas in one of the world's move influential cities.  As the largest institution of higher education in the U.S. capital, the university attracts nearly 11,000 undergraduates and 15,000 graduate students from 130 countries around the world.  Through the university's partnerships and initiatives, students and faculty enjoy unparalleled access to leaders, practitioners, and resources at top corporations, government agencies, and international organizations, including the World Bank, National Institutes of Health, Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States, and the National Science Foundation.

By focusing on social, economic, political, and technological issues and innovations, GW helps students develop the knowledge, skills and experience to achieve their personal and professional goals -- to transform their ambition into action.


Learn more at www.gwu.edu.


 

About

Students come to the George Washington University (GW) because it offers a dynamic community where ideas are exchanged, diversity is valued, and leaders are made.

Located in the heart of Washington, DC since 1821, GW connects students to people and ideas in one of the world's move influential cities.  As the largest institution of higher education in the U.S. capital, the university attracts nearly 11,000 undergraduates and 15,000 graduate students from 130 countries around the world.  Through the university's partnerships and initiatives, students and faculty enjoy unparalleled access to leaders, practitioners, and resources at top corporations, government agencies, and international organizations, including the World Bank, National Institutes of Health, Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States, and the National Science Foundation.

By focusing on social, economic, political, and technological issues and innovations, GW helps students develop the knowledge, skills and experience to achieve their personal and professional goals -- to transform their ambition into action.


Learn more at www.gwu.edu.


 

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #339
  • 2014
    #=327
  • 2015
    #=300
  • 2016
    #=327
  • 2017
    #=363
  • 2018
    #=352
  • 2019
    #=345
  • 2020
    #=336
  • 2021
    #=353
  • 2022
    #355
  • 2023
    #362
  • 2024
    #=340
  • 2025
    #=371

Student & Staff

Total students
19,975

48%
52%

International students
3,542

57%
43%

Total faculty staff
1,941

309
1632

Total students
19,975

48%
52%

International students
3,542

57%
43%

Total faculty staff
1,941

1632
309
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Campus locations

Foggy Bottom Campus,

800 21st Street NW , Washington D.C. , Washington , United States , 20052

Mount Vernon Campus,

2100 Foxhall Road NW , Washington D.C. , Washington , United States , 20007

Virginia Science &Technology Campus,

Innovation Hall 45085 University Drive, Suite 303 Ashburn, VA , Ashburn , Virginia , United States , 20147

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